Tech Transfer Central

Working with Federal Laboratories: Best Practices for University-Based Technology Transfer and Licensing Professionals

Format: Live Webinar, On-Demand Video, DVD, or PDF Transcript
Thursday, March 19, 2020 ~ 1:00-2:00 pm (Eastern Time)

Twitter Facebook Linkedin Pinterest Email
Price: $197
order button view cart

The U.S. has 17 National Laboratories that conduct a significant amount of research and development projects with universities.  Each laboratory has its own technology transfer office and each project must operate under specific agreement types and terms — some of which are negotiable and some that are set in stone due to federal regulations.

Whether your university is seeking to jointly conduct research, contract for use of space and expertise, or enter into a strategic partnership, Federal Labs are primed with a myriad of options at the ready.  However, there are significant differences between how National Labs and universities are governed, operate, and function. Understanding these differences — and the regulations that affect them — is key to a successful working relationship.

Tech Transfer Central has partnered with Jason Stolworthy, JD, Director of Technology Deployment with the Idaho National Laboratory, to bring you this insightful, one-hour webinar that will focus on the similarities and differences, flexibilities and limitations in negotiating IP, and other best practices on how to engage effectively with a National Laboratory:

Working with Federal Laboratories: Best Practices for University-Based Technology Transfer and Licensing Professionals

Here is a look at what Mr. Stolworthy will cover:

  • Understanding tech transfer at Federal Labs: 
    • Governance
    • Regulations
    • Policies
  • How IP is managed at Federal Labs (in comparison to universities)
  • How to manage your IP when working with Federal Labs and what to expect:
    • Employee Exchanges/Joint Appointments/Internships/Post-Doc R&D
    • Managing jointly owned IP
    • Collaborative agreements
    • Fully sponsored agreements
  • Insight into the unique tech transfer programs at Federal Labs

Plus: Get answers to your questions during the live, interactive Q&A portion of the program.

Meet Your Program Leader:

Jason StolworthyJason Stolworthy, JD
Director of Technology Deployment
Idaho National Laboratory

Over his career, Jason has specialized all matters related to innovating, protecting, transferring and commercializing technologies developed from research in diverse environments at universities, private international organizations, and National Laboratories and has specialized in starting up and turning around technology transfer offices.  Since joining INL in 2016, he and his team have significantly increased INL’s performance in deploying technologies, which included implementing innovation methodologies and entrepreneurial culture strategies.  Previously, Jason served as the Director of Intellectual Property Management for the Qatar Foundation, which set the nation’s technology transfer strategies and established Qatar’s first technology transfer office. He is a registered patent attorney.

overseas listeners
Register Today!
Participation in the live webinar is just $197 per site and allows access to one computer for an unlimited number of people to watch. Gather your entire staff and watch for maximum benefit!

Our Guarantee of Quality and Value
We stand 100% behind the quality and value of our products. If you are dissatisfied, simply let us know and we will send you an immediate refund for your entire order -- no questions asked.

CLP and CLE Credits Available
Many state bars require written certification of attendance from the program sponsor. When you receive the access instructions for a live webinar, you will be directed to a webpage to download program materials. Included in these materials is an attendance form which should be completed and returned to us immediately following the presentation.

Please review your State Bar’s policy on distance learning credits prior to submitting the non-refundable application fee. We submit CLE applications (excluding NY, NJ, IL, LA & PA) for an additional $50 (unless otherwise specified upon checkout). Approval times vary per state and cover all attorneys in attendance. Application is not a guarantee of approval and attendance forms must be submitted following the program.

CLP Credits are also available.

order button
view cart

Click here for a printable order form