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USM Intellectual Property Primer

 Larry Schemmel, Special Assistant Attorney General
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AUTM -- Association of University Technology Managers

People involved in all aspects of protecting, licensing and managing academic intellectual property.

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Center for Research Support  

Providing assistance through all steps of the research process.

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MRC – Mississippi Research Consortium  

Aiming to develop and sustain nationally competitive research programs in the state of MS.

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MS Development Authority

The lead economic development agency focusing on global business investment & existing industry support for the state.

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MS Fast Program   

Established to assist MS’s small high-tech firms to better compete in the SBIR and STTR programs. 


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NACRONetwork of Academic Corp Relations Officers

Strengthens academic/corporate relations by bringing together practitioners from across the country to compare & refine ideas & strategies, increasing the value of relationships between industry and higher education. 

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Office of Research Administration  

ORA Assist members of campus community as they seek external support for their research, creative and scholarly activities.

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University Industry Demonstration Partnership  

The purpose of the University-Industry Demonstration Partnership (UIDP) is to enhance the value of collaborative partnerships between university and industry in the United States.

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US Copyright Office

Congress created a copyright law because creative people need money and time to do their work. Copyright law enables them to continue creating and making a living at the same time.

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USPTO The US Patent & Trademark Office

The federal agency for granting U.S. patents and registering trademarks.

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Vice President for Research

A message from the Vice President for Research