Note: You may register for this 1/2 day workshop without attending the 2-day NIH Regional Seminar. This optional, pre-seminar workshop takes place on Wednesday, May 2 – 1:00pm-5:00pm.
Level: Intermediate – Advanced
“Anything that won’t sell, I don’t want to invent. Its sale is proof of utility, and utility is success.” – Thomas Edison
Now that you have an NIH funded invention, how do you comply with NIH policies and the Bayh-Dole Act while shepherding your invention to success? This is four-hour workshop for intermediate-advanced Grants Management, Sponsored Program, or Technology Transfer Professionals is designed to give participants a demonstration of Interagency Edison. To educate participants about compliance requirements, NIH faculty will provide a demonstrative walk through of the iEdison process from creating an iEdison account and disclosing inventions to reporting patent applications and patents to requesting waivers & submitting utilization reports and final invention statements. This workshop will also provide participants with an update regarding pending changes to the Bayh-Dole Act and an opportunity to participate in case studies and ask questions to NIH faculty.
This four hour intellectual property workshop is intended for Grants Management, Sponsored Program, or Technology Transfer Professionals who have a basic understanding of intellectual property, intellectual property rights and responsibilities, the Bayh-Dole Act, and Inventions & Reporting via iEdison.
Upon completion of this workshop, participants will:
NIH Presenters: Scott Cooper, Mary Fran Deutsch, Ann Hammersla, Kristina Khan, Carolyn Mosby, John Salzman (All presenters are from the NIH Division of Extramural Inventions & Technology Resources)
Laura McKnight, UR Ventures, University of Rochester