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


May 27, 2014
Pathways to Commercialization
Theme:  "UCLA Startup CEOs Share Their Roadmaps to Success."

June 06, 2014
Theme:  "Investor Secrets: What startup investors want - but don't tell you."

More Events



STARTUP IN A BOX Program Debuts at UCLA
Modeled after QB3's successful program from UC Berkeley, UCSF and UCSC, Startup in a Box was created to equip UCLA entrepreneurs the tools they need to found and grow prosperous companies.

New Campus-wide Resource Available for UCLA Entrepreneurs - BRUINCUBATE

Bruincubate provides a hub to the entrepreneurial community at UCLA.  Check out the information and resources to help launch your business idea or connect with the talent within the university.

OIP-ISR's " Pathways to Commercialization"
Event for UCLA Inventors and Entrepreneurs

May 27th, 2014 - UCLA Faculty Center - 4 PM

The event will highlight a number of UCLA faculty startups that have reached some level of success
on the path toward commercialization.  Attend to hear the unique perspectives of faculty startups
and network with fellow innovators and the greater entrepreneurial community.   


UCLA Licensee, Kite Pharma, Raises $50M in New Financing

Kite Pharma, Inc. (Kite), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing engineered autologous T cell therapy products for the treatment of cancer, announced the completion of a $50 million mezzanine private financing.
Glass Diagnostic

UCLA Startup, Holomic LLC, Launches Google Glass Platform for Diagnostics
Holomic seeks to collaborate with Google, the Ozcan Research Lab at UCLA, and the user community to further advance this promising platform for improved healthcare.

 Intellectual Property Announcements

New U.S. Patents Awarded

  • 8,703,920 - Fully human antibodies against N-cadherin | R. Reiter, et al.
  • 8,703,438 - Ligand binding stabilization method for drug target identification  | J. Huang, et al.
  • 8,686,712 - Time stretch enhanced recording scope | B. Jalali, et al.
  • 8,700,164 - Devices, systems and methods for treatment of neuropsychiatric disorders | I. Cook, et al.
  • 8,699,666 - Mechanoluminescent X-ray generator | S. Putterman, et al.
  • 8,697,348 - Mutations in the Bcr-Abl tyrosine kinase associated with resistance . . . | C. Sawyers, et al.
  • 8,691,748 - Edible and biocompatible metal-organic frameworks | O. Yaghi, et al.
  • 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.


New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing



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