Would You Like to Work in a Technology Transfer Office?

Su-Jun Lim-Higbie
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Law and Tech Management
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Recently, at a conference, I was chatting with a graduate student named Kenny.  When I introduced myself to Kenny as a Technology Licensing Associate at a university technology transfer office, he tilted his head and gave me a puzzled look--he did not know what technology transfer was.  Even though technology transfer offices are integral to research (and funded by research grants), it is not uncommon that many graduate students and postdocs have ...