Department: Technology Licensing
Summary of Duties:
The Senior Licensing Manager (SLM) is the most senior position among the licensing staff positions. The SLM is responsible for identifying technologies with commercial applications, evaluating the commercial potential of technologies, identifying potential licensees, preparing non-confidential technical information for marketing purposes, developing and implementing specific marketing strategies for each technology, and drafting and negotiating mid- to large-sized license agreements and other types of agreements including material transfer, collaboration and nondisclosure agreements. Responsible for performing own, or directing licensing officers’, negotiations related to the Intellectual Property (IP), as well as demonstrating valuation and IP understanding. The IP may be in the fields of: physical sciences, chemistry, engineering, software and information technology, life sciences, medical device, drug development, veterinary medicine and agriculture. The SLM is also responsible for mentoring and support of licensing analysts, licensing managers and student interns.
Master’s degree an equivalent combination of education and experience; minimum 5+ years of corporate licensing or university technology commercialization/transfer experience.
JD or PhD.
Target Salary: $95,000 - $110,000 Annually
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%):
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