09:00 – 14:15, 13th November 2015
Killashee Hotel, Naas, Co. Kildare.
Licensing intellectual property should be “quick and easy” but this is not always the case. Why not? Taking the starting point that licensing is in fact a complex business, in this KTI forum commercialisation professionals will share their insights, provide practical guidance on successful negotiations and offer some novel solutions.
09:00-09:15 Welcome and introduction
Dr. Alison Campbell, Director, Knowledge Transfer Ireland
09:15-10:30 What industry wants from a licence deal
Setting the context: Brendan Cremen, Director Enterprise & Commercialisation, UCD
- Dr. Jeanne Bolger, VP Venture Investments, Johnson & Johnson Innovation
- Leonard Hobbs, Director, Global Public Affairs, Intel Ireland
- Philip Noone, Managing Director, Aalto Bio Reagents
- Alan Phelan, CEO, SourceDogg
10:30-11:00 Tea/Coffee and networking
11:00-11:20 Platform technology – how to maximise the commercial deal flow
Dr. Diarmuid O’Brien, Director, Trinity Research & Innovation
11:20-12:15 Common pitfalls in licensing
Mark Anderson, Managing Partner, Anderson Law LLP
12:15-13:00 There’s no such things as a free licence – or is there?
Dr. Kevin Cullen, CEO, UNSW Innovations
13:00-13:15 KTI Impact Awards 2015
- Knowledge Transfer Initiative of the Year award
- Knowledge Transfer Achiever of the Year award
13:15-14:15 Networking lunch
For full details on the event including speaker biographies please see the event programme (PDF).