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AIMS BBL with Kirsten Leute,
Senior Licensing Associate at Stanford OTL


Date: Thursday October 25, 2012
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM
Venue: Clark Center, Room S360

Free event, open to the public, no registration. Flier here

Do you wonder how to transform your research findings into patents, licenses or startups? Stanford researchers generate hundreds of new inventions every year. The Office of Technology Licensing (OTL) was established in 1970 to help inventors transfer these technologies. Join AIMS BBL and learn about the step by step process established to evaluate inventions, apply for patents, negotiate licenses and commercialize technologies. This presentation will be targeted to entrepreneurial students/postdocs/staff/faculty who want to commercialize their research by licensing to others or creating startups. In addition, information about various entrepreneurial programs available through Stanford will be discussed.


Kirsten Leute is a Senior Licensing Associate at Stanford University’s Office of Technology Licensing where she handles biotechnology and high technology inventions. Kirsten was Vice President for Communications of the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) and was an editor of the AUTM Journal. Kirsten has presented to audiences including at BIO, LES, WIPO, ProTon, and AUTM. She published articles on technology transfer in the Journal of Commercial Biotechnology, Community Genetics, and Medical Innovation and Business and co-wrote a book chapter in The Creative Enterprise. Kirsten received her BS degree in biology from Wellesley College and MBA from Santa Clara University. She passed the U.S. patent bar exam and is U.S. Patent Agent No. 55,375.