Category: News

Venture Philanthropy and Drug Development

Historically, disease foundations provide funding for academic research toward treatment or cures. However, a different method of providing support directly to companies, called venture philanthropy, has begun to gain attention. The nonprofit Cystic Fibrosis Foundation began providing funding to a small biotech company to develop drugs for treating the disease… Read More»

No Summer Break for Technology Commercialization Law Program

A team of students in the College of Law‘s Technology Commercialization Law Program (TCLP) spent their summer working with entrepreneurs, startups and inventors to provide information on the legal and regulatory issues involved with bringing new technologies to the market. Students researched intellectual property and market landscapes for over 25 new technologies.… Read More»

College of Law Professor Lisa Dolak to Present Two Webcasts on Patent Issues

Lisa A. Dolak, Angela S. Cooney Professor of Law at the Syracuse University College of Law, will present two free webcasts examining new patent rulings from the Supreme Court and highlighting lessons from the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

March 2014

Welcome Spring’s optimism is a fitting time to consider New York State’s investment in technology commercialization. As discussed in Facts and Figures on New York State’s Innovation Growth, the numbers reveal that measurable progress is being made toward growing New York’s innovative ecosystem. Technology development events reveal a burgeoning emphasis… Read More»

New York State Pollution Prevention Institute

The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute (NYSP2I) is a research and technology transfer center funded by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to promote the transformation and development of sustainability within businesses and organizations statewide in a collaborative program to make New York a green leader.

NEXUS-NY

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Experimental Use Exception to Patent Infringement

Anyone who uses a patented invention without authorization is liable for patent infringement under patent statute 35 U.S.C. § 271(a). There is a longstanding common-law exception to this provision. The experimental use exception allows for de minimis use of a patented invention when the purpose is experimental. However, within the… Read More»