Overview

  • Provide Emory researchers with knowledge and expertise about industry sponsored research, intellectual property protection, contracts and commercial licensing agreements.
  • Collaborate with Emory researchers on appropriate technical development, intellectual property protection and licensing strategy for each innovation.
  • Collaborate with Emory researchers to find and facilitate relationships with industry partners for sponsored research.
  • Creatively negotiate with industry partners on commercial licensing agreements as well as clinical and non-clinical contracts to obtain the best possible license terms.
  • Aggressively manage commercial licensing agreements to ensure that licensees honor their terms and obligations.
  • Enable researchers to participate in industry sponsored research and the transfer of innovation for the public benefit, gain professional and personal recognition for their work, and realize the financial rewards personally and for the University.