Category Archives: Innovation

The line between basic and applied research; episteme/science vs techne/art

Exactly two months since my last blog post–not sure where the time went! A NY Times article today provides an excellent story to illustrate the distinction (and hand-off point) between basic and applied research. For purposes of my Means of … Continue reading

Categories: Art, Biotechnology, Commercialization, Healing Arts, Innovation, Intellectual Property, Life & Health Sciences, Methods, Science, Technology, Technology Transfer, University to Industry

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Great Example of an “Innovation Producer”

An article in the NYT a few days ago featured a young woman who managed to “invent” a prosthetic limb that would reduce phantom limb pain in amputees. The story is great for many reasons. But my focus here is … Continue reading

Categories: Commerce, Commercialization, Electrical & Digital Arts, Entrepreneurship, Goods/Artifacts, Innovation, Life & Health Sciences, Technology, Technology Entrepreneurship

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What Composers and Copyright Lawyers Can Teach Each Other (Updated Video Embeds)

In January 2010, I gave an unusual presentation at The Vera Project in Seattle, entitled What Composers and Copyright Lawyers Can Teach Each Other.┬áSponsored by Washington Lawyers for the Arts, it was based on demonstrations I have done with my … Continue reading

Categories: Art, Creativity, Fine Arts, Innovation, Intellectual Property, Law, Methods

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Stanford v. Roche: A Case Study on Academic Inventors, Federal Funding, and the Bayh-Dole Act

Today I want to start introducing some more in-depth legal discussion on this blog. Below is a reposting of the first part of a post I did for the IPilogue blog hosted by IP Osgoode at Osgoode Law School (York … Continue reading

Categories: Commercial/Contract Law, Commercialization, Innovation, Intellectual Property, Law, Science, Technology, Technology Entrepreneurship, Technology Transfer, University to Industry

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Year 6 of Entrepreneurial Law Clinic

We are off to another great year at the Entrepreneurial Law Clinic at the University of Washington School of Law! ELC was itself an entrepreneurial venture in that I developed with no money, space, or time off from my regular … Continue reading

Categories: Commerce, Commercialization, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Law, Microenterprise & Small Business, Nonprofit & Social Entrepreneurship, Technology, Technology Entrepreneurship, Technology Transfer, University to Industry

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