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    Summary

    The position is in the Technology Transfer Program (TTP), Office of Research and Development (ORD), Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in Washington, DC. Utilizes an industry background and knowledge of business practices and procedures in serving the technology transfer customer service needs of the laboratories in VHA medical centers throughout the country.

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    Responsibilities

    Some of the duties include;
    Monitors the activities of licenses after execution of licenses, to ensure compliance with license provisions, adequate development progress, and proper payments to VA.
    Identifies potentially patentable inventions from work performed at VA.
    Develops and implements marketing plans to identify prospective industry development partners.
    Uses a variety of resources to analyze business practices and financials of interested prospective business partners.
    Leads negotiations of patent licensing agreements.
    Negotiates amendments to existing patent licensing agreements.
    Advises on originating and drafting business and patent terms for complex Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADAs).
    Originates, drafts, negotiates and manages a portfolio of Material Transfer, Confidential Disclosure, Inter Institutional, Collaborative Technology Administration , Invention Management Agreements and licenses.
    Conducts invention evaluations for commercial, scientific and technical merit and makes recommendations for the government to assert rights.
    Establishes and negotiates business terms, including financial terms (royalties) and discusses the language of the license agreement with an interested company.
    Develops and conducts educational programs designed to train VHA intramural investigators, administrative officers, etc.
    Performs all other duties as assigned.


    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, from 8:00am - 4:30pm
    Recruitment & Relocation Incentives: Not authorized
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

  • Job family (Series)

    0601 General Health Science

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