The Technology Transfer Process and Working with CVIP

03/07/2013, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM


Sponsored by the Office of Commercial Ventures & Intellectual Property (CVIP)

The Technology Transfer Process and Working with CVIP

Date: March 7, 2013     

Time: 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Location:  Room 1001, 10th Floor, Campus Center

Lunch is included. Registration is required.

Fred Reinhart, Director of CVIP
Lyne Laliberté, Manager, CVIP Operations and Patent Administration
Michael Jaremchuk, Senior Licensing Officer
Ling X. Shen, Ph.D., M.B.A., Senior Licensing Officer                

 At this seminar you will:

  • Get to know the technology transfer professionals in CVIP and better understand CVIP’s  role in the invention management and licensing process
  • Understand the goals of UMass Amherst and CVIP as they relate to technology transfer
  • Become familiar with how to formally disclose an invention to CVIP and how that disclosure will be evaluated
  • Understand the range of possible outcomes once an invention is disclosed

At UMass Amherst (UMA), technology transfer can happen when a discovery with commercial potential is identified, protected and licensed to industry or a startup company.   UMA’s office of Commercial Ventures and Intellectual Property is responsible for managing inventions made by faculty, post-docs and grad students.  Technology transfer provides a wide range of benefits to all parties involved including the inventors, their departments, the university, the private sector and society as new products find their way into public use. 

Who should attend this workshop? 

New Faculty and New Inventors, Post-Docs, Grad Students, Staff

Please click here to register  by March 4th

Or Contact Maryanne Laukaitis at CVIP:


Phone: 413-545-3606

Office of Commercial Ventures & Intellectual Property (CVIP):   

Phone: 545-3606


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