Hiring a Licensing Associate: Selecting the Best Candidate

Hiring a Licensing Associate: Selecting the Best Candidate

WHEN
October 11 / 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT
10/11/18 12:00 PM 10/11/18 1:30 PM America/New_York Hiring a Licensing Associate: Selecting the Best Candidate United States

Presenter: 
Michael B. Dilling, PhD - Director, Baylor Licensing Group - Baylor College of Medicine

Who should attend: 

Tech transfer office Directors/managers who are charged with the hiring decision.
Individuals seeking to land a role as a Licensing Associate. 

Course description: 

Licensing associates are on the front lines of tech transfer office operations: They work directly with faculty members, negotiate deal terms with industry counterparts, coordinate patent prosecution strategies, market technologies, educate and manage expectations, and so much more. A successful licensing associate must be able to shift gears rapidly and move nimbly from one topic and task to another.

This webinar will examine the qualities that factor into the decision to hire a licensing associate, with a focus on both the essential "hard" qualifications that are a prerequisite for success, as well as the "soft skills" that are fundamentally just as important when selecting the right person for this challenging role. This webinar will be particularly helpful for tech transfer directors and managers in charge of hiring, and candidates seeking to land licensing associate job.

Attendees Will Learn How To...

  • Describe the role(s) the Licensing Associate plays to support the operations of the tech transfer office.
  • List the qualifications needed to land a position as a Licensing Associate.
  • Examine and describe the interview process for a Licensing Associate.
  • Discuss the "soft skills" that play a large role in determining the success of a Licensing Associate.