Licensing Analyst - Engineering
Position Number: 00104307
Primary Function of Organization Unit: With more than 100 start-ups and 270 commercialized products, NC State brings real-world solutions to the marketplace. The Office of Technology Commercialization and New Ventures (OTCNV) plays a crucial role in this mission by protecting and promoting University research discoveries and intellectual property, working with and guiding industry partners, and promoting the acceleration of start-ups.
Essential Job Duties: The Licensing Analyst will manage the marketing and invention assessment and scouting activities for the Engineering licensing team. Duties and Responsibilities include: * Coordinate meetings and provide guidance to faculty, researchers and staff on new IP disclosures. * Analyze new IP disclosures, in order to assess the technical merit, commercial potential and patentability. * Manage marketing campaigns for engineering, physical sciences and software licensing opportunities. This will involve the preparation of non-confidential summaries of technologies, identification of potential licensees, and email and cold call marketing. * Prepare, edit, and process management of licensing agreements. Responsible for negotiation and execution of confidentiality agreements, inter-institutional agreements, material transfer agreements and other contractual documents as assigned. * Interact with the New Ventures group within the Office of Technology Commercialization and New Ventures in support of startup company formation, which may involve advising on the business opportunity related to the technology and developing business model canvases.
Minimum Education/Experience: Require post-baccalaureate credentials; or a bachelor's degree plus alternative or equivalent professional training and experience.
Department Required Skills: Exceptional outstanding writing and communication skills. Ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects and activities simultaneously.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: An advanced degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science. Experience within a university technology transfer office is a strongly preferred. Experience with high tech product or software development is a plus.
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A
AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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