Ask The Expert

Do you have questions about intellectual property protection, or sorting out regulatory compliance, or how to obtain market research? The Innovation Law Center team of experts will host monthly Zoom sessions to discuss these and other issues relating to successful technology commercialization. “Ask the Expert” sessions will be held on the second Thursday of each month.  Submit your question in advance for an anonymous response, or just log on to hear the discussion, and ask directly.

These zoom sessions are available via a grant from NYS ESD NYSTAR to anyone with questions regarding intellectual property, marketing, or regulatory concerns.  Our expert team will be on hand to address the many issues that come with  crossing the chasm from scientific research to technology commercialization.

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


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.

Innovation Review

Archive of past editions of the NYSSTLC monthly newsletter.

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.

NY State Patent Law Firms

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

Technology Commercialization Clinic Network

NYSSTLC works with a network of Technology Commercialization Clinics (TCCs).

Additional Sources of Information

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


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