Technology Transfer: Making the Most of Your Intellectual Propertyby Neil F. Sullivan, Sullivan Neil F.
Pub. Date: 05/28/2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Scientists in the laboratory often fail to take advantage of the commercial exploitation of their research. Technology Transfer is a careful account of how to start the process of commercialization of technology, and describes in detail the difficulties, and amount of time needed, to carry the process through to a successful conclusion. This book provides a much needed step-by-step guide to the commercialization of research. It addresses three major themes: how to protect your intellectual property; how to develop it commercially via licensing and business "start up"; and how to finance and manage your new company. This book is essential reading for any research scientist whose work has commercial applications.
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Table of ContentsPrologue; Acknowledgements; 1. Bringing your technology to market; 2. So do you really have something of value?; 3. The first steps towards commercialisation of your technology; 4. The difficult problem of valuation of intellectual property; 5. Developing your ideas; 6. The licensing option; 7. Forming your own company; 8. Financing the business start up; 9. Making your technology a commercial success; 10. Conclusion; Appendices; Index.
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