Pamela L. Cox to Speak on Innovative Structures for Successful University/Industry Collaborations

November 13, 2012

Napa, California

Partner and Chair of IP Transactions Pamela L. Cox will moderate a panel discussion entitled, "Innovative Structures for Successful University/Industry Collaborations" during the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) Leadership Forum November 13th and 14th at the Meritage Resort and Spa in Napa, California.

The panel will focus on discussing which types of deal structures are more likely to facilitate a successful collaboration, what to avoid when structuring a collaboration and how industry and universities could adapt to do more collaborations. The panelists bring years of experience with collaborations and are:

  • Margi McLoughlin, Senior Director of R&D Business Development at Pfizer, Inc.
  • Kimberly Park, Partner, Janssen Healthcare Innovation at Johnson & Johnson
  • J. Christopher Ramming, Director, University Collaboration Office at Intel Labs
  • Kim Zerby, Director and Associate General Counsel at The Procter & Gamble Company

AUTM provides professional development and networking opportunities for technology transfer professionals at all career levels and from established and newly-forming organizations worldwide. The AUTM Leadership Forum is a high-level forum that connects university professionals with industry colleagues to discuss taking a leadership role in accelerating commercialization. For more information on the Leadership Forum and to register, visit the AUTM’s webpage.