A New Approach to Intellectual Property Management and Industrially Funded Research at Penn State

Foley, Henry C.
September 2012
Research Technology Management;Sep/Oct2012, Vol. 55 Issue 5, p12
Academic Journal
The author discusses innovation research at U.S. land-grant universities, focusing on an initiative at Pennsylvania State University to develop industrial research partnerships. A key part of the plan involves changes to the university's intellectual property (IP) ownership policy. The author argues that the IP management aspect of the strategic plan will allow for student success while attracting private sector research partners. INSET: Penn State's Seven-Point Plan for Reinvigorating the Research....


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