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Webinar #11: Negotiating Deals
Thursday, December 16, 2010 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (EST)
Foresight Science & Technology introduces a new webinar series -- Roadblock Removal: Avoiding Obstacles on the Road to Commercialization. This webinar series will highlight obstacles that commonly appear, helping companies to anticipate and find paths around obstacles on the road to commercialization.
Each month, this twelve part series will feature a topic critical to commercialization success. In total, the series will critically examine the entire process from invention conception to revenue generation. We take the perspective that sound planning can bypass many roadblocks commonly encountered. In other cases, roadblocks can be converted into opportunities by re-calibrating market focus and business models. Join us in this grand tour of Commercialization in 2010.
Founded in 1980, Foresight Science & Technology is a leading global provider of technology transfer and commercialization services. The company conducts over 600 discrete projects each year on technologies across the breadth of science and technology. Foresight supports research institutes, universities, government agencies, large and small corporations, and foundations in the United States of America and around the world. A complete customer list is found on our website at www.ForesightST.com.
REGISTER NOW. The series is free but space is limited.
Date: December 16, 2010
Time: 2:00 - 3:00pm US Eastern Time
Topic: Negotiating Deals
Presenter: Phyl Speser, J.D., Ph.D.
Foresight Science & Technology, CEO
Dr. Speser has had a nearly thirty year career as a business executive, lobbyist, and author. He was the lead lobbyist for the Small Business Innovation Development Act, developer of the STTR concept with Roland Tibbetts, and a lobbyist for the Technology Transfer Act of 1989, among other legislation. During the 1980’s, he also was the point person for the science community on the Federal budget as Executive Director of the National Coalition for Science & Technology. Dr. Speser has authored many publications on technology transfer, commercialization, and science policy - including the best selling textbook The Art and Science of Technology Transfer (John Wiley and Sons, 2006). Dr. Speser is a member of the Bar Association of the District of Columbia, the Association of University Technology Managers (where he is on the Public Policy Committee), the Licensing Executives Society (where he is Chair, Strategic Alliance Committee), and the Product Development and Management Association. He served two terms on the Board of the Technology Transfer Society, and is a recipient of that Society's Certificate of Appreciation (1991). He also was Chairman of its Task Force on National Technology Transfer Policy (1989-1991), and received Best Paper, Annual Meeting (1987). He was a gubernatorial appointment to the Board of the Washington Technology Center from 1994 to 1997. Dr. Speser has taught intellectual property at the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, anthropology at The American University, Washington, DC, and political science at the Universität Mannheim, Germany and the State University of New York at Buffalo. Prior to founding Foresight, he was Special Assistant for Science Policy at the Federation of American Scientists. Dr. Speser holds a Ph.D. and a J.D. from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
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Founded in 1980, Foresight Science & Technology is a leading global provider of technology transfer and commercialization services. The company conducts over 600 discrete projects each year on technologies across the breadth of science and technology. Foresight supports research institutes, universities, government agencies, large and small corporations, and foundations in the United States of America and around the world. A complete customer list is found on our website at www.foresightst.com.