Intellectual Property

Intellectual property (IP) is both a key enabler of medical innovation and an occasional roadblock slowing progress. Learn more about fostering productive dialogue among key stakeholders, best practices and basic assumptions that underpin the current system, innovative legal structures and licensing models that accelerate technology transfer, and emerging and hot-button issues in the world of life sciences IP.

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Tools you can use

Chordoma Foundation grant award letter

Source: Chordoma Foundation

Mutual non-disclosure agreement

Source: Schaner and Lubitz, PLLC

Michael J. Fox Foundation agreement templates

Source: Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

Michael J. Fox Foundation agreement template

Source: Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

Deal checklist

Source: Schaner & Lubitz, PLLC

Choose an MTA: The MTA Toolkit

Source: Association of University Technology Managers

Consortium master collaboration agreement

Source: Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute

Lambert Toolkit for Collaborative Research

Source: Intellectual Property Office, United Kingdom

Research Funders Addendum

Source: Science Commons

NCATS Collaboration Agreement

Source: National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

ipHandbook of Best Practices

Source: Concept Foundation, MIHR, and PIPRA

Biomarkers Consortium IP and data-sharing principles

Source: The Biomarkers Consortium

NIH Transfer Agreement Dashboard

Source: National Institutes of Health

National Venture Capital Association model legal documents

Source: National Venture Capital Association

NIH agreement templates

Source: National Institutes of Health

Memorandum of Understanding for The Learning Collaborative

Source: National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

Research consortium member agreement

Source: Myelin Repair Foundation


Publications & Events

NCATSTechTransfer
NCATS technology transfer: Best practices

Source: National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

Partnership continuum
Partnership continuum: Pathways for beneficial university-industry engagement

Source: University-Industry Demonstration Partnership

UIDP researcher guidebook
Researcher guidebook: A guide for successful institutional-industrial collaborations

Source: University-Industry Demonstration Partnership

UBC Global Access Principles
University of British Columbia Global Access Principles

Source: University of British Columbia

Federal Register
NIH best practices for licensing genomic inventions

Source: National Institutes of Health

AUTM Nine Points report cover
In the public interest: Nine points to consider in licensing university technology

Source: Association of University Technology Managers

OECD guidelines report cover
OECD guidelines for the licensing of genetic inventions

Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development



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