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LICENSE + LAUNCH Office Hours

anti-covid film application
Graduate assistant Mohsen Hosseini works with Dr. Ducker and his team to develop a film substance that could potentially neutralize the SARS-CoV-2 virus on surfaces.

Over the fall semester, LICENSE+LAUNCH will hold weekly office hours, dedicated to the researcher who wants to learn about the process of commercializing inventions, whether through licensing or launching a startup. Virginia Tech faculty and students can register using this link. Snacks and coffee will be available.

Licensing officers at LINK+LICENSE+LAUNCH will be on hand to answer questions on topics like these:

  • Basics of patenting
  • Disclosing an invention
  • Intellectual property
  • Community initiatives
  • Startup creation and funding program

Outside the office hours, the LICENSE and LAUNCH teams are always available by email or zoom to answer questions about licensing, patenting, or launching a startup. They also give presentations to departments about these topics.   


Want to know more about our work:

OFFICE HOURS

When: 

Thursdays, 3 - 4:00 p.m.
Sept. 9, Sept. 16, Sept. 30
Oct. 7, Oct. 14, Oct. 21, Oct. 28
Nov. 4, Nov. 11, Nov. 18 
Dec. 2, Dec. 9

Where: 

LINK + LICENSE + LAUNCH
Third floor of the Holtzman Alumni Center
901 Prices Fork Road
Blacksburg, Virginia

How: 

Registration form 

Contact: 

Carla Verbridge
carlabv@vt.edu
540-231-8275