Related Intellectual Property Information
The U.S. Department of Justice Intellectual Property Task Force information has recently been updated and is now available at IPEC Intellectual Property Spotlight, December 2010 Edition.
The Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) is a nonprofit association with membership of more than 3,200 technology managers
and business executives who manage intellectual property-one of the most active growth
sectors of the U.S. economy. AUTM's members represent over 300 universities, research
institutions, teaching hospitals and a similar number of companies and government
AUTM publishes a semi-annual journal of topic-driven articles. This information, along with links to specific tech offices can be found on this site.
The Licensing Executives Society (U.S.A. and Canada), Inc. (LES) is a professional society comprised of over 5,000 members engaged in the transfer, use, development, manufacture and marketing of intellectual property. The LES membership includes a wide range of professionals, including business executives, lawyers, licensing consultants, engineers, academicians, scientists and government officials.
The Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC) is a nationwide network of federal laboratories that provides the forum to develop strategies and opportunities for linking the laboratory mission technologies and expertise with the marketplace.
The Technology Transfer Information Center sponsored by the National Agriculture Library/United States Department of Agriculture provides news of latest development and legislation.