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Bayh-Dole Compliance Check-up: Effectively Address the Challenge of Complacency

Format: Live Webinar, On-Demand Video, DVD, or PDF Transcript
Thursday, July 27, 2017 ~ 1:00-2:00 pm (Eastern Time)

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The compliance requirements of the Bayh-Dole Act have been a fact of life for universities for the past 37 years, and it’s easy to fall into a sense of complacency, assuming that what these well-establish rules are ingrained in the fabric of the institution. But in most cases, that’s a dangerous and most likely inaccurate assumption.

In fact, that is the conclusion of NIH officials, who have expressed increasing concern that many universities are not fully honoring their obligations to report inventions, provide confirmatory licenses, and submit utilization reports. Their alarm bells went off after their internal reviews noted a significant discrepancy between the number of grants awarded versus the number of subject inventions being reported.

Staff turnover, inadequate training, poor record keeping, and simple complacency all contribute to an alarming lack of compliance, and universities are being urged by both NIH and AUTM to redouble their compliance and auditing efforts – before the unthinkable happens.

That’s why we’ve scheduled this critical webinar:

Bayh-Dole Compliance Check-up: Effectively Address the Challenge of Complacency

LIVE WEBINAR | Thursday, July 27, 2017 | 1:00-2:00pm ET

CLICK HERE to register or call 239-263-0605

Technology Transfer Tactics’ Distance Learning Division has recruited a top patent attorney to lead this one-hour compliance workshop. Here’s a brief look at the agenda:

  • TTO and university responsibilities under the Bayh-Dole Act   
  • Review of federal funding agency compliance procedures and tools, including iEdison
  • Patent and license requirements
  • Common mistakes with the government support clause
  • The most common mistakes seen from a federal funding agency’s perspective
  • Confirmatory licenses and utilization reports
  • Understanding the consequences of noncompliance
  • Staff training and re-training
  • What to do when you discover non-compliance
  • Review of recent cases and their outcomes

PLUS: GET ALL OF YOUR BAYH-DOLE COMPLIANCE QUESTIONS ANSWERED DURING THE INTERACTIVE Q&A PORTION OF THE PROGRAM

Meet your session leader

Tyson B. Benson
Associate
Harness, Dickey and Pierce, PLC

Tyson’s current practice is focused on providing patent protection and portfolio management strategies for his clients’ most important technologies.  He is also regularly involved in securing trademark protection, negotiating profitable licensing agreements, providing litigation support and conducting freedom to operate analyses.  Tyson takes pride in serving clients that range from start-ups to universities to Fortune 500 companies.  As a patent attorney who began his career as a computer engineer, he understands the importance of innovation and has the technical expertise to serve clients from virtually any industry.  He is highly regarded for being an enthusiastic advocate for his clients’ work and for safeguarding their assets through the approvals process and onto the open market.  Tyson is a frequent speaker and webinar guest on topics that include patent prosecution, legal updates, and intellectual property.

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