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Programs & Outreach IP Series

The IP series is featuring invited guest speakers who will provide an overview of the different types of intellectual property (IP), updates on the latest changes in the IP landscape and impact on strategies for protecting Cornell IP.

CTL IP Series 1: Understanding the Technology Transfer Process

September 15, 2022, from noon – 1 :00 p.m. (EST)

For this first of the season series, the CTL team will present the technology transfer process at Cornell and will outline the groups at CTL (Ithaca and Weill Cornell in NYC) and the resources available to the research community, University Technology Transfer – Bayh-Dole Act, Patent Law Primer, and Marketing and Evaluating Your Invention.

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CTL IP Series 3: Successful Patent Applications–It’s All in the Timing

April 20, 2022, from noon – 1:00 p.m. (EST)

During the third installment of the IP Series, experts in intellectual property will discuss real-life examples of practical considerations in invention disclosure timing, including enablement, written description and the hazards of prior art in publishing scientific findings before patenting. Join us to consider the status of your own research and successful timing.

Featured speakers:

Paul J. Roman, J.D., Ph.D. Partner, Johnson, Marcou, Issacs & Nix, LLC.
Carin R. Miller, J.D., Ph.D. Associate, Johnson, Marcou, Issacs & Nix, LLC.  

Download the deck presentation for this event here.


CTL IP Series 2: Why are diagnostic claims so hard to get (in the US)?

February 17, 2022, from noon – 1:00 p.m. (EST)

During this second IP series, Troutman Pepper and CTL executives will address the challenges of protecting diagnostic innovations in the United States. This talk will provide insights into the patent eligibility limitations in this field, the strategies to overcome them, and the important aspects to consider as an inventor when you disclose to the CTL office.

Featured speakers:

Michael L. Goldman, Partner, Troutman Pepper
Tate Tischner, Counsel, Troutman Pepper
Brian Kelly, Director, Technology Licensing

Download the deck of  02/17 series.


CTL IP Series 1 (Bis): Understanding the Technology Transfer Process

10/26/2021 from 12 pm to 1 pm (EST)

For this series #1 bis, CTL team will present the technology transfer process at Cornell and will outline:
  • The groups at CTL (Ithaca and Weill Cornell in NYC) and the services offered to the research community,
  • University Technology Transfer – Bayh-Dole Act,
  • Patent Law Primer,
  • Marketing and Evaluating Your Invention.
Presenters:

Lisa Placanica, Senior Managing Director, CTL@WCM
Bill Pegg, Associate Director for IP, CTL
Phil Owh, Associate Director, Licensing BD – Life sciences, CTL
Martin Teschl, Associate Director, Licensing BD – Physical sciences, CTL
Lynda Inséqué, Senior Program Manager, Technology Initiatives & Outreach, CTL

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CTL IP Series 1: Understanding the Technology Transfer Process

2/19/2021 from 12 pm to 1 pm (EST)
For this first virtual meeting of the IP series, the Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) team will present the technology transfer process at Cornell and will outline:

  • The groups at CTL and the services offered to the research community
  • University Technology Transfer – Bayh-Dole
  • Patent Law Primer
  • Marketing and Evaluating Your Invention

Speakers:

  • Bill Pegg, Associate Director for IP, CTL
  • Phil Owh, Associate Director, Licensing BD – Life sciences, CTL
  • Martin Teschl, Associate Director, Licensing BD – Physical sciences, CTL
  • Lynda Inséqué, Program Manager, Technology Initiatives & Outreach, CTL

Download the presentation deck of 2/19 series


CTL IP Series 2: What is Patent Eligible in the U.S.?

3/19/2021 from 12 pm to 1 pm (EST)
For this second virtual meeting of the IP series, Dr. John D. Lopinski, Partner at Hodgson Russ LLP, will present an overview of patent eligible subject matter and will provide some examples to illustrate issues related to patent eligibility.

Dr. John D. Lopinski will be joined by Bill Pegg, Associate Director for IP at CTL.

Topics includes:

  • Overview of patent eligible subject matter
  • Challenges in obtaining patent eligibility in Life Sciences (e.g., Diagnostics, Antibodies, etc.)
  • Challenges in obtaining patent eligibility in Physical Sciences (e.g., Electronics, Encryption, Blockchain, Crypto, Software, etc.)

Download the presentation decks from this webinar. Part 1, Part 2


CTL IP Series 3: Software, Copyright, and Trademark

4/22/2021 12 pm to 1 pm (EST)
The IP series is featuring invited guest speakers who will provide an overview of the different types of intellectual property (IP), updates on the latest changes in the IP landscape and impact on strategies for protecting Cornell IP.

During this third series, Bill Pegg, Associate Director for IP at CTL will be joined by two IP Attorneys at Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP.

Topics includes:

  • Overview of trademark Protection (Definitions and types)
  • Overview of Copyright Protection (Definitions and types)
  • Cornell Policy on Trademark and Copyright

Speakers:

  • Joseph B. Ryan, Partner, Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
  • Patrick Murray, Associate, Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP

 

Download the presentation decks from this webinar. Part 1, Part 2