Life Science Licensing Officers, Cornell University (Two Positions)

The Technology Licensing Officers will be responsible for the management of a wide-ranging portfolio of technologies in the area of Life Sciences; working to commercialize inventions via license agreements and new start up companies.

There are two positions available:  One based at Cornell’s campus in Ithaca, NY and the other at their New York City campus.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Active solicitation and assessment of new inventions for intellectual property protection and commercialization.
  • Managing patent prosecutions using external counsel; identifying and soliciting potential licensees through active marketing.
  • Drafting and negotiating commercial license agreements with established companies and new startups.

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Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. Cornell is a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Its inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university’s mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.

Cornell University offers a rich array of services, programs and benefits to help employees advance in their career and enhance the quality of personal life, including employee wellness, workshops, childcare and adoption assistance, parental leave and flexible work options.

Read the complete position description: Cornell Licensing Officer Positions

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