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Job ID: 128707

IP Officer
University of California Santa Cruz

Date Posted Sep. 9, 2019
Title IP Officer
University University of California Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, CA, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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  • Computing/Informational Services

IP Officer


JOB #: 1909053

Full time; Career

Starting Salary Range: $65,000-$85,000/annually.
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Initial Review Date: 10-02-2019

UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.

Involves advising on intellectual property (IP) rights protection, business startup and other technology transfer related issues. Evaluates the commercial potential of research results, obtains and manages the appropriate IP rights protection, markets inventions and software, and / or biological / tangible materials; drafts and negotiates, and manages IP licenses and Material Transfer Agreements (MTAs), Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs), and advises on IP terms in research and collaboration agreements. Supports companies who wish to sponsor research and / or license technologies. Facilitates administration of federal and state laws regarding research, conflict of interest, IP, contracts and employment. Works with outside patent attorneys to file patent applications.

Using intellectual property concepts, applies organization policies and procedures to resolve a variety of intellectual property issues. Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors. Works under direction of higher-level officer where some interpretation of established work policies and procedures is required, and, at times deviation from standard work practices may be needed.

The position is in the Office of Intellectual Property Management in the Industry Alliances and Technology Commercialization Group in the UC Santa Cruz Office of Research. The UC Santa Cruz Office of Research supports, fosters, and champions world-class research and academic excellence. The mission of IATC is to build a vibrant, entrepreneurial culture to accelerate the adoption of UC Santa Cruz inventions, cultivate sustainable strategic partnerships, and enable our campus to be an innovation powerhouse delivering social and economic benefits to our local and global communities. The Office of IP Management seeks out and protects, manages patent prosecution of, and provides an overall intellectual property strategy for university owned inventions at UC Santa Cruz.


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To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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