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Internet Guides on Patents, Inventions & Technology Transfer
Patent Inventions & Technology Transfer
- The Lemelson-MIT Awards Program’s Invention Dimension (http://web.mit.edu/invent/)
- In 1994, one of America’s most prolific inventors of all-time, the late
Jerome H. Lemelson and his wife, Dorothy, established the Lemelson-MIT Awards
Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The mission of the Program
is to inspire a new generation of American scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs
by celebrating, through awards and educational activities, living role models in
these fields. This site includes information about the Lemelson-MIT Awards Program,
many famous inventors in the “Inventor of the Week and archives” section,
as well as Invention related links and resources covering areas such as hot research
and development across the U.S., sites for kids and the kid in all of us, invention
and innovation at MIT, resources for the inventor, invention extensions.
- The Lemelson-MIT Prize Program’s Handbook for Inventors (http://web.mit.edu/invent/www/handbook/)
- Indexed guide addresses the independent inventor's and aspiring entrepreneur’s
most frequently asked questions.
- The Collegiate Inventors Program (http://www.invent.org/collegiate/)
- About.com: Inventors (http://inventors.about.com/)
- Includes wide variety of popular information on three broad areas: computer science,
science, and inventors.
- National Inventors Hall of Fame (http://www.invent.org/)
- Famous U.S. Patents (http://www.ipmall.info/about/user11.asp)
- A User Guide from the Franklin Pierce Law Center Intellectual Property Mall.
This guide was donated by Professor Homer O. Blair.
- Knowledge Express Data Systems (http://www.KnowledgeExpress.com/)
- Fee-based database packages specifically for technology transfer and new business
development. Includes limited university and company inventions, databases of
federally-funded research projects and federal lab inventions, SBIR grant winners,
CorpTech and BioScan, a database of mergers and acquisitions, Derwent Patent
Database, NASA Tech Briefs, Techno-l archives, etc. Accessible via dialup and
- AUTM: Association of University Technology Managers (http://www.autm.net/)
- Public Policy (http://www.autm.net/Public_Policy/3782.htm)
- Includes legislation on patents, trademarks, copyright, biotechnology, and
cloning. Also includes pending legislation related to technology transfer,
current federal issues, and links to U.S. Government resources.
- FLC: Federal Laboratory Consortium (http://www.federallabs.org/)
- The Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC) was organized in
1974 and formally chartered by the Federal Technology Transfer Act of 1986 to promote
and to strengthen technology transfer nationwide. Today, more than 700 major federal
laboratories and centers and their parent departments and agencies are FLC members.
The federal R & D laboratories provide a vast reservoir of technology and
expertise; an FLC Laboratory Locator Network assists by matching potential
collaborators with laboratory resources. Technology transfer officers at specific
laboratories are the representatives of the FLC and can help initiate person-to-person
contacts and technology transfer arrangements between potential users and specific
- Licensing Executives Society International (http://www.lesi.org/)
- An international non-profit professional society whose members, as individuals
worldwide, are actively involved in Professional and business activities
concerned with Transfer of technology and industrial or intellectual property
- National Technology Transfer Center (http://www.nttc.edu/)
- The NTTC is the hub of a national network linking U.S. companies with federal
technologies. Links on this home page provide access to information about
federal technologies available for licensing.
- Stanford University. Office of Technology Licensing (http://otl.stanford.edu/)
- University of California at Berkeley. Office of Technology Licensing (http://ipira.berkeley.edu/page.php?nav=69)
November 12, 2009