Monthly Archives: September 2008

University IP Functions

University intellectual property management involves five related areas. Each has a distinct operating model and value points. I summarize these here. Many variations possible. Information Assets Generally: Split private/open/university–subscription, membership, site license, open–early relationships, light footprint, transaction time

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Research Foundation or TEI?

So, why an institute rather than a good old research foundation? University affiliated research foundations have been around for nearly 100 years–many date from the 1920s and 30s. These were set up originally to manage inventions for faculty (before anyone … Continue reading

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Welcome. I have been working in the area of research innovation management since 1991, mostly with universities on the US west coast. I am taking the next two years to focus on developing programs and concepts that connect university research … Continue reading

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