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April MCLE - Tech Transfer Agreements: Negotiating with the Government & Academics

ACC & Mintz Levin


Date: April 16, 2015

Time: 3:30AM - 5:00AM

Location: San Diego, CA


  • Tech Transfer Agreements: Negotiating with the Government & Academics

About the Event 

There's an art to achieving a successful technology transfer transaction opposite a government agency or academic institution. The featured speakers have negotiated dozens of contracts with federal agencies, public and private universities, and research institutions in the United States and internationally, and will share their insights on negotiating with nonprofits in this informative seminar.

Our discussion will cover technology transfer basics and include tips to help you develop and execute strategies for negotiating agreements that advance your goals and safeguard your interests.

In this session you will learn:

  • Common agreements in technology transfer

  • Checklist of key provisions

  • Language tips and traps

  • Negotiation strategies



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Tali M. Tuchin


Tali M. Tuchin is a Mintz Member who handles complex business and technology transactions, including patent licenses and assignments, research and development agreements, and collaboration agreements. Her clients range from start-ups to large public companies in a variety of sectors, including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, medical devices, health care, energy, and technology.

Jonathan Cain


Member, Mintz Levin Privacy & Security Practice

Katie Wise Cohen


Senior Corporate Counsel, Mast Therapeutics, Inc.

Bill Decker


Associate Director, Technology Transfer Office, University of California, San Diego