Overview

  • Collaborating with researchers and industry to build and nurture partnerships that will move ideas from the lab to the marketplace.
  • Creatively negotiating with industry partners, on clinical and non-clinical agreements, and securing terms that are fair and equitable.
  • Working with researchers to acquire the knowledge, expertise, and resources to navigate the complexities of protecting intellectual property and securing commercial licensing opportunities.
  • Developing commercialization strategies that benefit both Emory and our industry partners while maximizing benefit to the public.
  • Diligently managing commercial license agreements to ensure that licensees honor their terms and obligations.

Where do I send this?

  • Material Transfer Agreements (MTAs): send to ott-mta@emory.edu.
  • Outgoing UBMTA MTA: send to ott-mta@emory.edu.
  • Outgoing Data Transfer Agreements (DTAs): send to somdta@emory.edu.
  • Incoming Data Transfer Agreements (DTAs): send to ott-mta@emory.edu.
  • Data Transfer Agreements that are part of an Emory clinical trial agreement, sponsored research agreement, or contract specifically governing human subject interaction/intervention by the Emory investigator where the prime funding agreement is currently under negotiation, send to osp-contracts@listserv.cc.emory.edu.
  • Non-disclosure agreements (CAs, CDAs, RDAs, NDAs): With an industry party pertaining to non-clinical research send to ott-mta@emory.edu. With an industry party pertaining to clinical research send to osp-contracts@listserv.cc.emory.edu. With a non-industry party pertaining to non-clinical or clinical research send to osp-contracts@listserv.cc.emory.edu. Received in relation to consulting agreements, please use the eCOI system which can be found here https://ecoi.emory.edu/.
  • Industry contract (e.g., clinical trial, research, amendments, research services, incoming subcontracts): with funding or changing funding: Please work with your RAS unit to route through the EPEX system which can be found here https://compass-login.emory.edu. If there is not funding or changes in funding send to osp-contracts@listserv.cc.emory.edu.
  • No-cost extension (NCE)? Please use the SAM (Sponsored Award Management) KIOSK system which can be found here http://sam.emory.edu.
  • Unfunded collaborative research agreement (CRAs) or research agreement (RAs): send to mta@emory.edu.