UCLA Invents Newsletter
Newsletter published by: UCLA OIP-ISR August 2015




August 07, 2015
FirstFridays @OIP-ISR
Topic:  "Protecting and Commercializing Copyrights at UCLA"
Speaker:  Kat Fibiger, Technology Transfer Officer, UCLA OIP-ISR

October 02-22, 2015
Celebrating LA's innovation, creativity & entrepreneurship

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Forbes:  UCLA #5 Most Entrepreneurial University
Forbes Magazine's 2015 list of America's Most Entrepreneurial Universities places five California universities in the top ten. Stanford was ranked #1 followed by MIT, Berkeley, Cornell, and UCLA. FORBES ranked universities based on the numbers of alumni and students who have identified themselves as founders and business owners on LinkedIn (adjusted to total student body size).  
Michelle K. Lee USPTO

UCLA Law Hosts USPTO Director Michelle K. Lee
The Under Secretary of Commerce and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Michelle K. Lee, presented a lunchtime lecture at the UCLA School of Law, Tuesday, July 28, on the rapidly evolving intellectual property landscape, the role of universities in research and innovation, and her top priorities for the agency. The keynote presentation is now available online.
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UC Publishes FY14 Annual Rpt., UCLA #1 in Startups
During FY 2014, University of California researchers disclosed 1,769 new inventions; entered into 477 new IP licensing/option agreements; and launched 86 new startup companies. UCLA ranked highest systemwide in startups launched, royalty income generated, and other technology transfer metrics featured in the UC FY14 annual report. "UC Inventions at a Glance" displays FY14 data interactively online.
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UC, J&J Announce $300K Startup Competition
In what is hoped will be the first of several such competitions designed to help the most promising University of California-associated startups obtain seed funding, primeUC is collaborating with J&J Innovation, LLC to give one $150,000 award and three $50,000 awards to companies with early-stage innovations related to therapeutics, consumer health, medical devices and diagnostics.

Intellectual Property Announcements

New U.S. Patents Awarded

  • 9,093,248 - Triboelectric x-ray source  
    C. Camara, et al.
  • 9,090,865 - Systems and methods for particle classification and sorting  
    D. Di Carlo, et al.
  • 9,090,860 - Process for creating shape-designed particles in a fluid  
    T. Mason, et al.
  • 9,089,038 - Apparatus and method to generate x-rays by contact electrification  
    S. Putterman, et al.
  • 9,085,644 - Mutations in the BCR-ABL tyrosine kinase associated with resistance to STI-571  
    C. Sawyers, et al.
  • 9,084,782 - Chemical inhibitors of cholesterol biosynthesis and venous angiogenesis  
    O. Kwon, et al.
  • 9,078,922 - Metal-organic frameworks with exceptionally large pore aperatures  
    O. Yaghi, et al.


New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing



UCLA Research in the News 
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  • UCLA Licensee, Kythera, Acquired by Allergan for $2.1 Billion
  • UCLA Startup, Tribogenics, Announces New X-Ray Product
  • UCLA Anderson Launches Technology Management Center
  • UC Tops List of Universities Granted U.S. Patents
  • New UCLA Technologies Available for Licensing
  • UCLA Patents Awarded
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