Sr. Licensing Manager at The Ohio State University

Sr. Licensing Manager at The Ohio State University

Job Type
Posting Date
August 15, 2016
Location of Position

Columbus, OH

Company Summary

For 144 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.

The university's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Senior Licensing Manager (“SLM”) is the most senior position among the licensing staff positions. The SLM is responsible for identifying technologies with commercial applications, evaluating the commercial potential of technologies, identifying potential licensees, preparing non-confidential technical information for marketing purposes, developing and implementing specific marketing strategies for each technology, and drafting and negotiating mid- to large-sized license agreements and other types of agreements including material transfer, collaboration and nondisclosure agreements.

Position Requirements

Responsible for performing own, or directing licensing officers', negotiations related to the Intellectual Property (IP), as well as demonstrating valuation and IP understanding. The IP may be in the fields of: physical sciences, chemistry, engineering, software and information technology, life sciences, medical device, drug development, veterinary medicine and agriculture. The SLM is also responsible for mentoring and support of licensing analysts, licensing managers and student interns.

Qualifications: Masters, MBA, JD, or Ph.D. Industry experience required along with a minimum 5+ years of corporate licensing or university technology commercialization/transfer experience.

Application Deadline: October 12, 2016

Required Experience

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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.