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Q Hosted Seminar | Patient Data Licensing Webinar Series by Osage University Partners

When: Tuesday, May 16, 2023
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT

Where: Online
Webcast Link

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Sonia Kim   (847) 467-0446

Group: Innovation and New Ventures Office

Sponsor: Osage University Partners

Category: Other


Osage University Partners (OUP) is a venture capital firm that invests in startups and spinouts founded by academic institutions. OUP provides early-stage funding to startups, and also offers support in areas such as intellectual property management, fundraising, and commercialization. The firm's goal is to help transform academic innovations into successful companies that can make a positive impact on society.

Wondering about or currently working in the complex world of licensing patient data at academic institutions? Come join your colleagues for the final part in a three-part webinar series on patient data licensing.  

Patient Data Licensing Webinar Series | How are academic institutions licensing patient data?

This is the nitty-gritty on the licensing considerations for patient data during which your panelists Stephen Gardner of Quarles & Brady and Angela Kujak of The Broad Institute which will cover:

1. License structure types
2. Valuation
     Use vs incorporation vs productization
3. Sublicensing rights
4. Reproduction/modification/combination
      a. PHI considerations/clauses
      b. Institutional approvals
      c. Combination products (Data + devices/diagnostics)
      d. Security measures
      e. Auditing and liabilities
5. Inventorship and revenue distribution

Panelists include:

Angi Kujak

Senior Director of Contracts
UCLA Technology Development Group

Angi is a patent attorney and serves as UCLA Technology Development Group’s Senior Director of Contracts.  In this role, she is responsible for drafting, negotiating, and executing a broad range and high volume of complex IP-, industry-, and startup-related transactions and for managing a team of contract managers who provide support to the licensing team.  She also serves as primary point of contact for IP-related issues and disputes within UCLA’s broader campus.  Prior to joining UCLA, Angi served as Associate General Counsel for WARF and as a patent prosecution and litigation attorney within a private law firm.

Steve Gardner

Partner Quarles

Steve Gardner is an intellectual property lawyer who works with both national and startup companies, research institutions and other IP owners to maximize the commercial value of their inventions and enforce IP rights. Steve has counseled clients on a wide variety of technologies, including software, magnetic resonance imaging, CT imaging, medical devices, industrial equipment, semiconductor chip manufacturing methods, artificial intelligence (AI), deep learning, neural networks, liquid crystal display devices, LED manufacturing, and processors and electronic controllers. Steve’s practice focuses on: IP transactions, Patent prosecution, IP enforcement


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