A nondisclosure agreement (NDA) is a tool used by the laboratory to allow an open exchange of information with third parties when discussing potential research collaborations or licensing opportunities. NDA’s protect the laboratory as well as the patentability of Argonne inventions.
The Technology Commercialization and Partnerships Division (TCP) and the Legal Department invite Argonne staff to attend the 2018 Intellectual Property Symposium on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Building 362 Auditorium.
The symposium will provide helpful insights and guidance about the processes related to the following important topics:
Invention Disclosure/Patenting … Read More »
Many of us work at computers throughout the day. As with any type of repetitive work, it’s important to take precautions to avoid injury.
Jacquie Krupa (LEG) reminds herself each day to keep her computer mouse positioned close to the edge of her desk.
“In doing so, it keeps your arm and wrist in the … Read More »
On Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, a mouse created a stir in Argonne’s Legal department, located on the second floor in Building 201.
“I saw it sitting next to the Legal department’s water cooler,” said Legal Operations Manager Tracey Gallegos (LEG). “I jumped and yelped — a perfectly natural reaction. People came out of their offices … Read More »
By Dan Raker (LEG), Senior Attorney, and Darryl Howe (HRS), Manager Employee and Labor Relations
The holiday season is here and for many parts of our organization, it is also time to have some fun with co-workers at the annual year-end holiday party. Holiday parties are great opportunities for celebration, team-building and fellowship. Please remember, … Read More »
It is important that Argonne researchers have an understanding of intellectual property (IP) management, including how to identify IP and what to do once you determine you have created IP.
In light of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) new policy on engagements between the national laboratories and foreign sponsors, Argonne’s Legal Department would like to provide an update for Argonne staff to ensure that expectations are appropriately calibrated and such interactions run as smoothly as possible.
DOE is committed to making … Read More »
Last week the Technology Commercialization and Partnerships Division (TCP) and the Legal Department (LEG) hosted the 2017 Statement of Work workshop.
There was a strong turnout at the workshop, but in case you were not among those in attendance, TCP and Legal invite you to review the following materials from the event:
The Technology Development and Commercialization (TDC) Division in partnership with Argonne’s Legal Department (LEG) presents the 2016 Intellectual Property (IP) Symposium Thursday, February 4, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Building 240 TCS Conference Center. Read More »
By William Luck, Senior Attorney, and Matt Howard, Director of Communications and Public Affairs
Both of us have been responding to questions surrounding employee participation in political and advocacy activities, such as the forthcoming March for Science on April 22 and local elections. We agree that now is a good time to review the types … Read More »
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