UCLA Invents Newsletter
Newsletter published by: UCLA OIP-ISR April 2014

 
IN THIS ISSUE

EVENTS
April 23, 2014
OIP-ISR Patent Strategy Session
Theme:  "Intellectual Property for Startups."

May 02, 2014
FirstFridays@OIP-ISR
Theme:  "Crowdfunding for Entrepreneurs"

More Events


       


Dear Colleagues,


March was a great month for UCLA entrepreneurs. As detailed in the features below, one UCLA startup, NanoH2O was acquired by LG Chem for $200M, and another, C3 Jian raised $60M in Series D Financing. These events are illustrative of the growing culture of entrepreneurship at UCLA.

In addition, we hosted our 2nd Annual Medical Device Partnering event on March 11th, which attracted 240 registrants, more than double last year's number, and was universally lauded by those who attended. One comment that I received personally from a senior executive of a leading multinational medical device company was that it was the “best event of its kind in the world.”

We are excited by the success of our startups, and the increased engagement and interest from industry. We look forward to celebrating future successes!

Kindly,

Brendan Rauw
Associate Vice Chancellor and Executive Director of Entrepreneurship
UCLA Office of Intellectual Property & Industry Sponsored Research


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UCLA Startup, C3 Jian, Closes $60M Series D Financing
Funds from the financing will be used to support continued clinical development of the company's lead product, a proprietary peptide-based antimicrobial therapy for tooth decay.
NanoH2O

UCLA Startup, NanoH2O, Acquired by LG Chem for $200M

Los Angeles-based NanoH2O was established in 2005. The company had historically received investment from Khosla Ventures, Oak Investment Partners, BASF Venture Capital GmbH, Total Energy Ventures and Keytone Ventures.
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UC-Industry Collaborations Produce Trove of Patents

A recent study from UC Berkeley found that corporate-sponsored inventions at the University of California system over 15 years generated more patents and licenses than did those solely backed by the federal government.
Medical Device

Medical Device Purchasing in the Managed Care Era
A key panel discussion at the UCLA 2nd Annual Medical Device Partnering Conference explored how the purchasing practices of large health systems will impact adoption of new medical technologies.

 Intellectual Property Announcements


New U.S. Patents Awarded

  • 8,688,459 - Voice-controlled clinical information dashboard | N. Martin, et al.
  • 8,688,220 - Systems, devices and methods for the treatment of neurological . . .  | C. DeGiorgio, et al.
  • 8,686,712 - Time stretch enhanced recording scope | B. Jalali, et al.
  • 8,680,058 - Selectively targeted antimicrobial peptides and the use thereof | W. Shi, et al.
  • 8,675,346 - Mesoporous nanocrystalline film architecture for capacitive storage devices | S. Tolbert, et al.
  • 8,674,128 - Conductive organometallic framework | O. Yaghi, et al.
  • 8,674,101 - Nucleophilic fluorination of aromatic compounds | J. Barrio, et al.
  • 8,664,707 - Semiconductor device | K. Wang, et al.
  • 8,663,635 - N-cadherin: target for cancer diagnosis and therapy | R. Reiter

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