Technology Licensing Associate
The purpose of this position is to provide technical and administrative support to Technology Licensing Managers and IP Compliance Specialists in support of Mayo Clinic Ventures technology commercialization efforts. Key focus will be applied to supporting activities that provide positive financial returns, translate Mayo technologies to patients and providing quality service and outcomes to Mayo Clinic inventors. The incumbent will assist with the processing and evaluation of disclosures and inventions , and provides assistance with patent prosecution activities, agreement drafting and certain licensing activities of assigned or delegatd projects. Utilizes leadership qualities, strong team play and interpersonal skills, and broad technical knowledge in all interations with inventors, allied health staff and internal / external business contacts.
Bachelor's degree required. Coursework or prior work experience in the areas of biological or physical science is helpful. Master's degree in business, science or related field preferred. Two years of experience in the area of technology licensing is preferred. Good human relations and written and verbal communication skills. High level of technical competence and confidence. Customer focused. Decision making and problem solving ability. Ability to manage several projects or tasks simultaneously and exercise appropriate judgment when prioritizing projects and when to engage with Licensing Manager or MCV colleagues for guidance or direction. Ability to function well in a team setting and work in a diverse work environment. Knowledge of business, laws and regulations relating to patenting and licensing of technologies preferred.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
M-F, 8 AM - 5 PM
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
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