Explains historical foundations and present-day practices of
technology transfer, for practitioners in the field, business
developers, research administrators, inventors, policy analysts, and
students. Special attention is given to practical aspects of
marketing, licensing, and patenting inventions, with discussion of
markets for new products and ideas, locating industrial sponsors, and
new technology evaluation processes. Provides a methodology for
calculating compensation, and looks at the role of the federal
government, higher education, and other institutions. Includes sample
agreements and spreadsheets.
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