NYS STLC-produced booklets that contain useful information on commercialization topics such as forming a startup and understanding FDA regulations.

Non-Proprietary Research Reports

As a part of our on-going support to companies and academic institutions, NYS STLC will research commercialization-related topics and publish non-proprietary reports on as a free resource. The subject of these reports can range from intellectual property to import/export to technology transfer among many others.


Powerpoint presentations on helpful topics related to technology commercialization.


The purpose of the Lab-to-Market conference series is to create awareness and further understanding of the legal issues surrounding technology commercialization and entrepreneurship. These conferences address such issues as the protection and commercialization of intellectual property, technology transfer practices, patent, copyright and trademark law, and licensing agreements.


Legal experts and law faculty share their knowledge and views on developments in technology commercialization law. This series is for professionals in the field who need resources to stay up-to-date on current issues and developments.

How to Conduct a Patent Search

Slides showing patent and trademark searching.

Additional Sources of Information

Various links to federal and state offices providing services for entrepreneurs.

Innovation Review

Archive of past editions of the NYSSTLC monthly newsletter.

NY State Patent Law Firms

A list of New York State IP firms listed by areas.

NY State Patent Agents

A patent agent is an individual who has been admitted to the patent bar and can communicate with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. However, agents have not passed a state bar and can not be a representative in a court of law.

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