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Essential W’s of Intellectual Property at JHU: Why, What, When and Where?

Essential W’s of Intellectual Property at JHU: Why, What, When and Where?

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While we didn’t go into academic medicine to commercialize products, many of us have ideas and discoveries that can improve health. Intellectual Property (IP) has a broad definition- any new and useful process, machine, composition of matter, life form, article of manufacture, software, copyrighted work or tangible property. It’s imperative that we know our responsibilities(...)

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IDAMS: A New Program for DOM Faculty from InCMed and Carey School

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Initial Discovery Assessment and Market Scan (IDAMS) is a program co-sponsored by the Carey Business School and the Department of Medicine’s InCMed program to assist the department’s investigators in assessing their scientific ideas for potential commercialization. Investigators who would like to know if their discoveries might be commercializable are paired with a team of MBA(...)

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Innovation and Commercialization in Medicine: on DOM InCMed

Innovation and Commercialization in Medicine: on DOM InCMed

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The word “innovation” appears almost everywhere. According to Google’s ngram word use database, the word overtook “invention” around 1970. Now, almost 50 years later, the word is used as a noun, verb and adjective- frequently as a buzzword in entrepreneurial circles. Last year, our DOM leadership assigned two vice chairs of “Innovation and Commercialization.”  We(...)

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