Dermot Tierney – Intellectual Property & Licensing Manager, The Queen’s University of Belfast

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    Dermot is a technology transfer and commercialisation manager with experience in both the UK and Irish markets. He speaks about himself in the third person, knows a bit about university knowledge transfer, technology start-ups, IP and technology licensing and loves negotiating deals.

     

     

    Title:Technology licensing and spinning out from universities – how companies and entrepreneurs can maximise the opportunity and limit the risks.

    Synopsis: A look at the approaches of some universities to structuring licenses and spin outs based on university technologies and the common issues that companies might encounter in trying to get a deal agreed. Some discussion on the understanding why the university will ask for certain terms, and may be flexible on others, and a look at the common pitfalls and missteps.

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