Technology Licensing: Stanford OTL 's View of Start-ups
Mona Wan, Associate Director at Stanford´s Office of Technology Licensing gives a lecture on Monday October 14th at 12 o´clock, Room HT-104.
The presentation will cover Stanford's Office of Technology Licensing's observations regarding the factors to successful technology transfer, including those before, during and after the license has been signed. This will include a discussion about what we see as obstacles to the process. In addition, I will discuss our philosophy and experience in licensing technology to start-up companies.
Mona Wan is an Associate Director at Stanford’s Office of Technology Licensing (OTL) and has been with the office for 13 years in total. At OTL she manages technologies in the life sciences, from evaluation through licensing. She is a member of the OTL Executive Committee responsible for shared governance of the office and leads the life sciences licensing team. Prior to her latest tenure at Stanford’s OTL, Mona worked as a consultant for a variety of life sciences companies in business development, IP and contracts management and project management. Some of her clients included Cellgate, Cyterix Pharmaceuticals, On-Q-ity, and Microsonic Systems.
Mona received her B.S. in Chemical Engineering from MIT, M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Stanford and MBA from Stanford.