Representing Corporate Clients When Working With Research Academia

May 6, 2021
Fox Rothschild LLP

1 – 2 pm ET | 10 – 11 am PT

The Bayh-Dole Act fundamentally changed the nation’s system of technology transfer by enabling universities to retain title to inventions and take the lead in patenting and licensing groundbreaking discoveries. Despite the complex subject matter, basic principles of agreement drafting still apply.

Join Fox Rothschild’s Peter Butch III and co-presenters Vincent Smergalia of Rutgers University and David Zimmerman of Stevens Institute of Technology for an overview of the issues attorneys must navigate on behalf of client businesses, regardless of size, when negotiating with research institutions on sponsoring research, obtaining access to core facilities or licensing technology.