Specialization: Technology Licensing and Intellectual Property Management
Jennifer Hsieh has more than 10 years of experience in intellectual property management, commercialization, business development, and licensing of early-stage technologies. She is the Assistant Director for Life Sciences in the Office of Technology Licensing & Industry Relations at State University of New York at Stony Brook. She manages more than 400 active technologies, oversees commercialization process ranging from management and marketing of technological disclosures arising from life sciences research from the College of Arts and Sciences and Schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine to developing licensing strategies and negotiating complex academic-industry partnership/license agreements, as well as post-licensing project management. Previously, Jennifer served as a Project Manager at University of Chicago’s technology transfer office and a Licensing Associate at University of Kansas Medical Center’s technology transfer office. Prior to becoming a licensing professional, Jennifer was a scientific specialist with the intellectual property practice group at the law firm of Covington & Burling in Washington, DC. In the previous 5 years, Jennifer was a researcher at the University of Maryland in College Park and the University of California in Riverside.