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OTC IP Fellows Program

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title OTC IP Fellows Program
Requisition Number DU06145
Department Name 40420:Office of Technology Commercialization
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $15/hr
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education
Current undergraduate students who have completed 90+ credit hours, graduate 
students, or post-doctoral scholars. 
*Graduate students must have permission from their advisor to participate.
Required Related Experience
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Office setting – lifting up to 20 lbs.
The commitment is 10 hours per week to be worked 
during business hours of Mon-Fri 8a-5p.
Job Summary
Typical projects may include, dependent upon educational 
background and career motivation: 
• Conducting scientific, market, prior art, and patent search and analysis 
• Assessing t he commercial viability of new inventions through market research and competitive analysis 
• Identifying potential licensees or inventors 
• Developing marketing materials 
• Assisting with the management of a patent docket, including creating useful patent data and analytics for the office 
• Collecting royalty rate research and developing preliminary valuation models 
• Assisting in the review of agreements for contract management and organization
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Applicants with a clinical, scientific, technical, business or law background are 
encouraged to apply. The following will be considered to be preferred experience: 
• Completion of MKT 601: Marketing Research 
• Completion of MKT 624: Entrepreneurship and Business Startups 
• Completion of LAW 801: Contracts I 
• Completion of LAW 802: Contract II 
• Completion of LAW 934: Patent Law 
• Completion of LAW 935: Intellectual Property 
• Completion of LAW 936: Intellectual Property Transactions 
• Participation in the Scholars in Engineering & Management (SEAM) Program 
• Participation in the Biopharmaceutical Engineering Track Program 
• Participation in the UK Entrepreneurs Club 
• Participation in Wildcat Investors 
• Participation in campus business plan competitions 
• Participation in the Intellectual Property Society 
• Participation in the Business Law Society
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 05/20/2022
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2022-05-09 Expires: 2022-06-08

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