Senior Officer, IP Licensing and Portfolio Management
Tulane University New Orleans, LA Full-time Finance
Posted on September 3, 2023
The Office of Intellectual Property Management (OIPM) works with the recently established Tulane University Institute for Innovation to protect the intellectual property created by faculty and researchers across the university. OIPM executes all aspects of Tulane’s intellectual property (IP) policy, including patent filing and management, agreement preparation, IP due diligence, government reporting and compliance, and identifying IP prospects for disclosure from the Tulane community. In addition, OIPM provides IP education seminars to Tulane faculty and students. These functions support Tulane’s Institute for Innovation, which is responsible for technology assessment, business development, marketing, and license negotiation.
The Senior Officer, reporting to the Executive Director of OIPM, is responsible for the evaluation and management of a portfolio of Tulane inventions and intellectual property and works closely with the Tulane University Innovation Institute (TUII) to support the innovation pipeline, including educating Tulane employees about intellectual property. The Senior Officer will evaluate inventions for investment and negotiate, monitor, and enforce various licensing and partnering agreements pertaining to Tulane’s intellectual property.