India to host International Conference on Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer
The Society for Technology Management(STEM), Asia's premier technology transfer forum, will be hosting this high profile event for senior IP and Tech Transfer professionals from across South Asia and the world. The event will be held at Ooty from April 13 till 16, 2008.Tweet
-- In today’s networked economy, successful companies are those that are truly creative and perpetually create new knowledge. With the realization that knowledge is the new engine of corporate success, companies are depending on measuring, managing and developing their knowledge assets. Technology-driven companies need to leverage their intellectual assets to retain their competitive edge. Intellectual Property Asset Management and Technology Transfer are the keys to achieve success in today’s changing policy and complex business environment.
It is in this background that the Society for Technology Management (STEM) will be hosting its flagship international program, the Graduate Course in IPR and Technology Transfer at Hotel Sullivan Court, Ooty, India from April 13-16, 2008. The STEM [ www.stemglobal.org] is a premier tech transfer forum inAsia developed with full support fromall the Indian public sector research institutions- the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) and Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) and one leading multifaceted biotech and agribusiness management consultancy firm- Sathguru Management Consultants. The STEM forum has the support of leading technology management bodies including the Association of Universities for Technology Management (AUTM),and the Association of European Science and Technology Transfer Professionals (ASTP). STEM offers guidance and assistance to inventors and corporations on matters concerning intellectual property (IP) and technology licensing; andincreases general awareness about effective intellectual management and promotes capacity building among technology management professionals, both in Asia and globally.
The STEM IP program is a comprehensive introducton to the entire gamut of intellectual property rights and technology transfer. It includes sessions on
- IP policies;
- Patent prosecution;
- Technology licensing- options and methods;
- Valuations models;
- Licensing- Intricate issues
The faculty for this program are eminent people with years of experience in IP and Tech Transfer, and are suitably placed to guide the participants through the basics as well as advanced level issues involved in IP management. The confirmed faculty include Dr. Richard Cahoon, Cornell University; Patricia McClary, Cornell University; John Fraser, Florida State University; Sadhana Chaitale, NYSU; Dom Keating, US Embassy, Delhi; and many others from Asia and the world.
This program would enable the participants to understand and appreciate the intricacies involved in knowledge/IP capture and in managing IP. In addition, the program brings together participants from a cross-spectrum of the Indian Industry. It provides immense opportunities to engage in knowledge sharing and serious networking with the faculty as well.
Program brochure and registration form are available online at http://www.stemglobal.org
Enrolment closes 15 March, 2008.