The Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) is Cornell University's technology transfer office. We manage Cornell technologies from Cornell's Ithaca campus, Weill Cornell Medical Colleges, Cornell Tech and the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva.
CTL works with Cornell researchers to identify new technologies, protect technologies through patents and copyrights, markets and licenses technologies to companies and/or creates new startup companies based on Cornell technology.
What We Need:
A detail oriented individual to assign, enter and manage invention disclosures received from Cornell researchers. Record all matters accurately and timely, fulfill reporting requirements for inventions with federal sponsorship to appropriate agencies, prepare and report payment instructions to our annuity payment service. Ensure that all our data is correct to allow accurate Intellectual Property Protection and Reporting.
This requires attention to detail, the willingness to learn complicated material and the ability to communicate thoroughly and accurately.
What We Require:
We would prefer a Paralegal Certification or a Bachelor's degree and a valid notary public certification.
4-6 years' experience in a law firm, technology transfer office, or relevant professional office experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
Computer skills and proficiency in relational databases, Excel, Outlook and the Internet.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to follow up and mange a process through to completion.
Ability to work independently with general supervision, while contributing positively to the office environment.
What You Would Do:
Review and enter all incoming disclosures.
Report inventions and Intellectual Property with federal sponsorship through an external website in compliance with federal reporting requirements.
Communicate with inventors, licensees, Technology Licensing Officers (TLOs), joint owners and external counsel.
Ensure that the information in data base and annuity management system is accurate.
Finalize the closing of inventions.
Prepare data quality control reports.
Archive document in compliance with CTL retention policy
Act as coverage in the IP Manager's and IP Assistants absence, communicating with external counsel and TLOs.
Visa Sponsorship is not available.
Relocation assistance not provided.
University Job Title:
Administrative Asst IV
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