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  • 1. A Career in Intellectual Property as a Biomedical Engineer Sagar Nadimpalli Technology Commercialization Analyst
  • 2. BioE Career Areas Industry  Medical Devices  Clinical R&D  Diagnostics  Therapeutics  Research  Intellectual Property
  • 3. BioE Career Areas Professional  Medicine  Dentistry  Pharmacy  Law  Patent Law Academia
  • 4. BioE Career Areas based on your degree Credentials  BS  Industry  Professional  Entrepreneurship  Government  MS  Industry  Professional  Entrepreneurship  Government
  • 5. BioE Career Areas based on your degree Credentials  PhD  Industry  Entrepreneurship  Government  Professional  MD/PhD  JD/PhD  Academia  Postdoctoral then Faculty Appoint
  • 6. Concentration Areas Important that you expose and go outside of your regular familiarity to be able to work out there as a biomedical engineer!  Take myself for example  Cell and Tissue Engineer but really work as a clinical engineer for my master’s degree  This takes more than just C&T o Computer Programming o Imaging o Bioinstrumentation o Biomaterials o Entrepreneur/Industrial coursework o Neural networks (for image processing purposes)
  • 7. How would you define your career? BEING CREATIVE!
  • 8. Intellectual Property [IP]
  • 9. A snapshot into the world of IP
  • 10. What is it? Establishing recognizable rights to any creation by an individual Consists of the following:  Patents  Trademarks  Copyrights  Trade Secrets
  • 11. Why should you do it as a BME? Provides awareness and exposure to emerging start-up technologies and/or companies which deal with biomedical engineering Gains insight and experience of using appropriate problem-solving and assessing skills as a biomedical engineer to determine usefulness, novelty and/or obviousness of a disclosed technology Example - http://otm.uic.edu/technologies/early- extraction-fetal-heart-sounds
  • 12. What would HR look for an IP applicant? Skills in the following:  Literature search  Patent Searching  Good scientific/engineering background  Its not just about the good grades and coursework exposure  Go out there and get your feet wet with experience!  Problem solver, being analytical  Technical Writing  Depends on how far you choose to go!  Tech-savvy  An understanding of how the medical industry works
  • 13. My job at OTM As a Technology Commercialization Analyst, I….  Screening disclosed inventions for potential opportunity and assessment through the review of current work in the field  In parallel of the review, interviews are conducted by the Tech. Manager with the inventor and team  A cumulative assessed report is produced by the screener (me) to provide for my Manager to present for the OTM team  Additional Projects  Marketing  Faculty Outreach
  • 14. OTM webpage www.otm.uic.edu
  • 15. Final Thoughts If this information sounded great and interesting and you wish to learn more, all of you have a great opportunity coming up  Friday March 22nd at noon (Location: TBA) – BioE seminar about OTM and the career area of patents by Jennifer Andrew JD (my manager)
  • 16. OTM Team
  • 17. OTM Team
  • 18. Contact Info For IP and OTM related questions: snadim3@otm.uic.edu For BioE as a career and other BME info: snadim3@uic.edu
  • 19. Q&A Session

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