Category: News

Technology Commercialization Law Program to be Re-Named Innovation Law Center, and a New Intellectual Property Law Institute Created

Founded in 1990 by the late Professor Ted Hagelin, the Technology Commercialization Law Program (TCLP) was the first in the nation to combine scholarly legal analysis and a guided, hands-on law curriculum with the active development of new technologies, intellectual property (IP), and start-up companies. Under the subsequent leadership of… Read More»

A Technology Commercialization Law Student Helps Drone Start-Ups Soar

Classes might be out for summer, but the work of the College of Law’s Technology Commercialization Law Program (TCLP) continues apace, with students and staff coordinating several early stage commercialization law projects to assist entrepreneurial clients and economic development business partners. One of these business partners is CenterStateCEO, Syracuse’s economic… Read More»

Federal Circuit Overrules Jury Verdict in Favor of Google

On March 27, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit overruled a jury verdict that Google’s use of Oracle’s JAVA Application Programming Interface (API) was fair use under copyright law. While the jury had determined that Google’s copying of the code was protected from copyright infringement, the… Read More»


When I recently got the chance to attend the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) 2018 Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, as a representative for NYSSTLC, I did not know what to expect. Well, what I got was a great opportunity to meet and talk with many experts in intellectual… Read More»

FuzeHub Connections: SoraLinks and NYSSTLC

  Targeted Networking Opportunity Leads to Valuable Resources for one Start-Up Company Tim Monroe started SoraLinks only a year ago.  This young, Saratoga Springs, NY-based company is developing a high tech product aimed at the exploding drone industry and its consumers. “Networking is critical when you are starting up a… Read More»

NYSTAR Re-Designates the College of Law’s Technology Commercialization Law Program as the New York State Science and Technology Law Center

Empire State Development’s Division of Science, Technology, and Innovation (NYSTAR) has re-designated Syracuse University College of Law’s Technology Commercialization Law Program (TCLP) as the New York State Science and Technology Law Center (NYSSTLC, or Law Center). Having served as the NYSTAR Law Center for four consecutive, three-year terms, TCLP’s faculty… Read More»