Global Higher Education Technology Transfer Benchmarks, 2013 Edition
This report looks closely at how 35 colleges and universities are handling their techology transfer and licensing practices. The study looks at spending on outside and staff lawyers, overall staffing, outsourcing, budgets, marketing, spin offs, home grown companies, licensing terms, use of consultants, trends in revenues by technology area, relations with private industry, partnerships, rights disputes, outreach to university faculty, and many other facets of univ ersity technology licensing and technology development and marketing practices.
The study provides crucial benchmarking data for higher education technology transfer offices, including highly detailed data on budgets, staffing, employee tenure, salaries, legal costs both in-house and outsourced, legal disputes, research and library use, internal and external marketing and public relations, strategies for patent maintenance, cooperative partnerships with industry, relations with various academic departments, trends in the initiation of invention disclosure reports, and much more. Data is broken out for US and non US participants, and by institutional size and subject focus of the main technology licensing effort.
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