Pamela L. Cox to Co-Present University Jointly-Owned Rights and Inter-Institution Agreements Webinar

November 6, 2014

Pamela L. Cox will co-present with Adam Conway of AbbVie Inc., "University Jointly-Owned Rights and IIAs," the first of a series of business development webinar courses sponsored by the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) that provide an in-depth education specifically on the topic of jointly owned intellectual property. Through this webinar, participants will obtain an understanding of the concerns of third-party licensees, learn about inter-institutional joint agreements, adeptly identify various risks and approaches to mitigate such risks, and appreciate the benefits—and costs—of partnering with institutions. The webinar will be held November 6, 2014, in conjunction with the AUTM Professional Development Programs. For more information about the series, visit AUTM's Professional Development page.

Ms. Cox, partner and chair of IP Transactions, concentrates on counseling related to intellectual property transactions, protection and transfer for clients that range from multinational corporations to non-profit institutions. As a patent attorney who has managed intellectual property portfolios in-house, Ms. Cox understands her clients' intellectual property and agreement needs, and remains passionately engaged until achieving their strategic objectives. Clients find her talented at unraveling complex deal structures and devising creative agreement solutions as a seamless member of their team.

Ms. Cox is "highly recommended" for licensing and honored as one of "The World's Leading IP Patent and Technology Licensing Lawyers" by Intellectual Asset Management. Ms. Cox is recognized as a Life Sciences Star by LMG Life Sciences, and one of the 2015 Women Worth Watching in Profiles in Diversity Journal. Ms. Cox, one of Managing IP's IP Stars – Top 250 Women in IP, is also recognized as an "IP Star" in Managing IP's World IP Handbook and Survey. She is recommended by her peers as a "Leading Lawyer" by Leading Lawyers Network, a division of Law Bulletin Publishing Company, and one of 2015's Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of Biotechnology Law. Ms. Cox is on the Board of Governors and serves as Secretary of the Certified Licensing Professionals, Inc., is an international delegate for the Licensing Executives Society USA/Canada, is chair of the Life Sciences Committee for the Licensing Executives Society International, is a committee member of the Business Development Curriculum Committee for Association of University Technology Managers, and is an adjunct professor in the Master of Science in Law at Northwestern University School of Law.

AUTM is a global leader in advancing research discoveries for societal benefit with a core purpose of to support and advance academic technology transfer globally. The creative output of AUTM members' work benefits the public, and professional development is essential for AUTM members to stay ahead in a rapidly changing field.