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A Career in Technology Licensing - Katharine Ku (Stanford)
Date: 3/2/2005
Length: 2 minutes
Speaker(s): Katharine Ku
Sources: Stanford Technology Ventures Program
Description: Ku talks about how the main appeal of a career in technology licensing is that it is never the same position from one day to the next. There is the opportunity to meet new people, create an astounding network, and to always know
what is on the cutting edge of research and technology.

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A Career in Technology Licensing - Katharine Ku (Stanford)
Katharine Ku
3/2/2005
Summary: Ku talks about how the main appeal of a career in technology licensing is that it is never the same position from one day to the next. There is the opportunity to meet new people, create an astounding network, and to always know
what is on the cutting edge of research and technology. Watch More
Cross-licensing and International Patents - Katharine Ku (Stanford)
Katharine Ku
3/2/2005
Summary: Ku discusses the expense of international patents and how they tend to approach international markets. Watch More
Entrepreneurs in a University - Katharine Ku (Stanford)
Katharine Ku
3/2/2005
Summary: More and more universities are starting to see faculty and students create start ups. However, sometimes a conflict of interest can arise. Ku discusses how her office handles these entrepreneurs and conflicts. Watch More
How Much is the Technology Worth? - Katharine Ku (Stanford)
Katharine Ku
3/2/2005
Summary: As Ku says, pricing a technology is an art, not a science. She describes the process of determining the equity volume of the various technologies that her office sees. Watch More
Licensing Success Rate - Katharine Ku (Stanford)
Katharine Ku
3/2/2005
Summary: Simply having a new technology is not enough to gain a license. Ku talks about how the Office of Technology Licensing at Stanford asseses each technology, and what recommendations they might make to the entrepreneur. Watch More
Maintaining Good Relationships - Katharine Ku (Stanford)
Katharine Ku
3/2/2005
Summary: Ku believes technology licensing is not always about licensing products and making money. It's also about fostering lasting relationships with companies and individuals. She talks about some of the interactions and relationships
that Stanford University has with outside groups. Watch More
Royalties and Patents - Katharine Ku (Stanford)
Katharine Ku
3/2/2005
Summary: Ku talks about what the Office of Technology Licensing is really looking for in terms of what will be a successful patent. Watch More
The Bayh-Dole Act - Katharine Ku (Stanford)
Katharine Ku
3/2/2005
Summary: Ku explains the impact of the Bayh-Dole Act on international and domestic technology licensing. Watch More
The Big Ones - Katharine Ku (Stanford)
Katharine Ku
3/2/2005
Summary: Ku talks about some of the big licenses to come out of Stanford University since the beginning of the Office of Technology Licensing. Watch More
The Licensing Process - Katharine Ku (Stanford)
Katharine Ku
3/2/2005
Summary: Ku describes the process of licensing a technology from start to finish. Watch More
The Sobering Truth About Technology Licensing - Katharine Ku (Stanford)
Katharine Ku
3/2/2005
Summary: Most people might assume that Stanford University generates a large number of high profit licenses. Ku explains what the financial numbers really look like on average. Watch More
What's Best for the Technology? - Katharine Ku (Stanford)
Katharine Ku
3/2/2005
Summary: Katherine Ku, Director of the Office of Technology Licensing (OTL) at Stanford University, talks about the mission of the OTL at Stanford. Their main philosophy is to do what's best for the technology, and that doesn't always mean
going for the top dollar. Watch More

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