FEATURED IN

TALKS & PRESENTATIONS

2020

2019

Deconstructing Everyday Products and Services. How Their Development Simultaneously Created Intellectual Properties and Ultimately Market Success, Zoom Presentation, November 10, 2020, University of New Mexico Rainforest Innovations, Albuquerque, New Mexico.


Smarter Intellectual Property Licensing in 5 Easy Steps, Zoom Presentation, October 8, 2020, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey. 


U.S. Copyright: Understand the Basics to Solve the “Complex”, Zoom Presentation, Sept. 4, 2020, University of Calgary, Innovate Calgary team, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.


Social Innovation vs. Traditional Innovation, Association of University Technology Managers (“AUTM”) National Meeting, March 9, 2020, San Diego, California.


Intellectual Property: Valuable Byproduct of the Creative Process, University of New Mexico, April 6, 2020, Albuquerque, New Mexico.


Control and Use of Data Through Contracts, AUTM Central Region Meeting, June 22, 2020, Frisco, Texas.  


Non-Traditional Intellectual Property: Development and Commercialization, AUTM Central Region Meeting, June 23, 2020, Frisco, Texas.

Best Practices in Inventory-Attorney Interactions, ME‐554 Intellectual Property for Engineers, Purdue University, February 6, 2019, West Lafayette, Indiana. 


Healthcare Devices and Systems: Protection Strategies, University of New Mexico, April 23, 2019, Albuquerque, New Mexico.  


Social Innovation in Technology Transfer, AUTM National Meeting, February 12, 2019, Austin, Texas.

2018

2017

Creativity Produces Innovation and Value in Healthcare, Research & Innovation in Healthcare 2018, November 1, 2018, Florida Hospital Nicholson Center, Orlando, Florida.


Collaboration: Suggestions to Avoid Surprises during the Creative Process, Washington Research Foundation Entrepreneurial Program, October 31, 2018, Seattle, Washington.

 
Strategies to Improve Patent Position, Washington Research Foundation, October 31, 2018, Seattle, Washington. 


Smarter Licensing in 5 Easy Steps, Licensing Executives Society Meeting, October 3, 2018, Seattle, Washington.


Design-Driven Innovation, Washington Research Foundation Entrepreneurial Program, October 1, 2018.


Right of Publicity in Today’s Digital Environments, Wisconsin State Bar Association IP Academy, July 19, 2018, Door County, Wisconsin.


Student Entrepreneurship: Ethical Approaches to Business Can Produce Value, AUTM Central Region Meeting, July 10, 2018, Minneapolis, Minnesota.  


Software and Digital Technologies: What is Protectible Now? Science and Technology Corporation (“STC”), University of New Mexico, April 11, 2018, Albuquerque, New Mexico. 


IP at the Crossroads: The Intersection of Art, Data, and Design, AUTM National Meeting, February 20, 2018, Phoenix, Arizona.


IP Licensing Dispute: World Intellectual Property Organization (“WIPO”) Mediation Demonstration, AUTM National Meeting, February 20, 2018, Phoenix, Arizona.


Fair Use: The Innovation Machine, AUTM National Meeting, February 19, 2018, Phoenix, Arizona.

Best Practices in Inventor-Attorney Interactions, ME‐554 Intellectual Property for Engineers, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana (November 16, 2017).


Trademarks: Important Assets in the Digital Age, STC.UNM Entrepreneur Center, University of New Mexico, November 7, 2017, Albuquerque, New Mexico.


Copyright: Knowing Your Rights from Wrongs, Wisconsin State Bar Association IP Academy, July 14, 2017, Door County, Wisconsin. 


Fair Use: The Inspiration Machine, AUTM Central Meeting, July 10, 2017, Chicago, Illinois.


Term Sheets – Deal Savers? Or Time Stealers?, AUTM Central Region Meeting, July 10, 2017, Chicago, Illinois.

Thoughts on the Commercialization and Protection of Digital Technologies, University of Nebraska, February 28, 2017, Lincoln, Nebraska.

2016

2015

World Intellectual Property Organization (“WIPO”)-based Mediation Demonstration (concerning Wind Farm Technology), Licensing Executive Society (“LES”) Scandinavia Annual Conference for 2016, September 4, 2016, Helsinki, Finland.

Current State of Protecting Software and Business Methods through Patenting, Association of University Technology Managers (“AUTM”) Software Course, June 2, 2016, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

WIPO-based Arbitration and Negotiation Demonstration (concerning alternative energy technologies), LES International Annual Conference 2015, May 16, 2016, Beijing, China.

Wearable Technologies: Software and Hardware Platforms, University of New Mexico, March 23, 2016, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

WIPO Mock Arbitration Demonstration (concerning University-originated Wind Farm Technology), LES International Annual Conference 2015, April 13, 2015, Brussels, Belgium.

Creativity, Innovation, and Intellectual Property: Cost Effective Development and Protection Strategies, University of New Mexico, March 30, 2015, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Student Entrepreneur Programs: Challenges and Benefits, Science and Technology Corporation at the University of New Mexico, March 29, 2015, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Mobile Fitness Devices: An Analysis in Critical Thinking, City University of Hong Kong Law School, March 19, 2015, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China.

Technology Transfer Policy Issues: An Interactive Session Among Colleagues, City University of Hong Kong, March 17, 2015, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China.

Student IP: Case Studies and Practical Problem Solving, Conference on Institutional Policy and the Practice of Student Intellectual Property Management in Hong Kong Higher Education, City University of Hong Kong, March 17, 2015, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China.

Innovation: Why Students (and Universities) Can Be So Good At It?, Conference on Institutional Policy and the Practice of Student Intellectual Property Management in Hong Kong Higher Education, City University of Hong Kong, March 16, 2015, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China.

Student Created IP: Management Models and Lessons Learned, AUTM National Meeting, February 25, 2015, New Orleans, Louisiana.

2014

2013

Whose Food is It Anyway? Food Chain Series, BBC World Service, First Broadcast, November 28, 2014. (Podcast available: http//www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02chyj8)

Intellectual Property in the Food Industry, New York University Law School Symposium “Innovation without Regulation: How Necessary is Intellectual Property Protection?”, November 21, 2014, New York, New York.

The Student Entrepreneur: Issues and Answers, University of Illinois (Chicago), October 7, 2014, Chicago, Illinois.

Academic Creativity: Cost Effective Property Development & Protection Strategies, University of Washington New Ventures Facility, August 18, 2014, Seattle, Washington.

Two Part Workshop: Intellectual Property: Cost Effective Development and Protection Strategies; and Intellectual Property: Use and Commercialization Issues and Strategies, Illinois Entrepreneurship and Small Business Growth Association 2014 “Small Business is Big Business” Conference, Illinois State University, May 29, 2014, Normal, Illinois.

Student and Faculty Development: Health and Fitness Tracking Devices and Software, AUTM Software Course, May 15 -16, 2014, Nashville, Tennessee.

WIPO-based Mediation Demonstration, LES Mid-Year Meeting, March 27, 2014, New York, New York.

Digital Technologies: The Creative Process Produces Intellectual Properties! Cornell University, March 10, 2014, Ithaca, New York.

Open Source Software in Perspective, Cornell University, March 11, 2014, Ithaca, New York.

Analog to Digital: Principles to Guide the Technology Transfer Effort, AUTM National Meeting, Feb. 20, 2014, San Francisco, CA.

Intellectual Property: Cost Effective Development, Protection, and Commercialization Strategies, Bradley University, January 15, 2014, Peoria, Illinois.

Topics in Mobile Apps: Current Business, Regulatory Approaches, and Protection Strategies, Center for Legal Education of the State Bar of New Mexico, December 4, 2013, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Creation and Commercialization Strategies for Technology Design, Colorado State University, November 6, 2013, Ft. Collins, Colorado.

Technologies for Mobile Devices: Development, Regulation, Protection, and Global Business Models, Iowa State University 75th Anniversary Celebration of the Iowa State University Research Foundation Event, Iowa State University, October 18, 2013, Ames, Iowa.

Industrial Design on Campus: Protection Strategies to Assist in the Commercialization of Often Overlooked Technologies, University of Kansas, September 25, 2013, Lawrence, Kansas.

Mobile Device Technologies: Low Cost Protection and Commercialization Strategies, University of Massachusetts, September 10, 2013, Boston, Massachusetts.

User Interface Technologies: Cost Effective Protection and Commercialization Strategies, University of Chicago, June 19, 2013, Chicago, Illinois.

The Other IP: Using Copyright, Trademark, and Design Patent to Protect and Commercialize Technologies, University of Minnesota, June 6, 2013, St. Paul, Minnesota.

Cost Effective Strategies to Protect User Interface Technologies, Purdue Office of Technology Commercialization, Purdue Technology Center, May 20, 2013, West Lafayette, Indiana.

Design Patents and Other Intellectual Properties for the Social Sciences, Cornell University College of Human Ecology, March 29, 2013, Ithaca, New York.

Mobile Apps: Development, Regulation, and Protection, Cornell University Center for Technology Enterprise and Commercialization, March 29, 2013, Ithaca, New York.

Mobile Apps: Commercialization and Protection Strategies, Columbia Technology Ventures, Columbia University, March 28, 2013, New York, New York.

Design Interface Protection. Trademarks and Design Patents, Mt. Sinai Medical School, March 28, 2013, New York, New York.

Copycats Beware: Protecting Creative Works with Intellectual Property Rights, Creative Chicago Expo, March 1, 2013, Chicago, Illinois.

Resolving Technology Disputes Outside the Courts: WIPO Expedited Arbitration, Association of University Technology Managers Annual Meeting, February 28, 2013, San Antonio, Texas.

American Intellectual Property Law Association Panel: Patent Small Claims, University of Illinois, February 28, 2013, Chicago, Illinois.

Mobile App Technologies: Current Business Models, Regulatory Approaches, and Protection Strategies, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, February 11, 2013, Madison, Wisconsin.

Digital Images Protection: Trademarks and Design Patents, The Art Institute of Chicago, January 31, 2013, Chicago, Illinois.

2012

2011

Federal Circuit Year in Review: Panel Discussion, 2012 Intellectual Property, Center for Legal Education of the State Bar of New Mexico, December 6, 2012, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The America Invents Act in Perspective, 2012 Intellectual Property, Center for Legal Education of the State Bar of New Mexico, December 6, 2012, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Mobile App Technologies: Current Business Models, Regulatory Approaches, and Protection Strategies, University of New Mexico, December 5, 2012, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Creation and the Development of Cost Effective Protection and Commercialization Strategies, University of California San Francisco, November 20, 2012, San Francisco, California.

mHealth: Business Models and Protection Strategies, University of California San Francisco, November 20, 2012, San Francisco, California.

Software: Creation to Commercialization, Association of University Technology Managers Western Meeting, November 16, 2012, Napa, California.

A Day in the Life of an IP Attorney, Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago Student Outreach Event, Illinois Institute of Technology’s Chicago-Kent College of Law, November 13, 2012, Chicago, Illinois.

Inspiration v. Infringement: Where is the Line?, Dominican University, November 10, 2012, River Forest, Illinois.

Making the Pitch, Startup Boot Camp, Cornell Center for Technology Enterprise and Commercialization, Cornell University, October 23, 2012, Ithaca, New York.

eHealth and mHealth: The Business, Regulation, and Protection of These New Technologies, University of Colorado, October 18, 2012, Denver, Colorado.

Mobile Technologies and mHealth, Tulane University, September 27, 2012, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Software: Hard Facts about the New Reality, University of Louisiana, September 26, 2012, Lafayette, Louisiana.

mHealth: Medical Mobile App Business Models and Commercialization Results, University of Washington, July 9, 2012, Seattle, Washington.

Medical Moble Apps: Protection in a World Wide Context, University of Washington, July 9, 2012, Seattle, Washington.

Critical Thinking: Multi-Party Analysis of Digital Creations, Association of University Technology Managers (“AUTM”) Software/Digital Course, June 9, 2012, Jersey City, New Jersey.

On-Line Licensing Step by Step, AUTM Software/Digital Course, June 8, 2012, Jersey City, New Jersey.

Medical Phone Apps: Business Models and IP Protection, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, April 19, 2012, New York, New York.

Intellectual Property: The Only Free Lunch in Town, 2012 Creative Chicago Expo, Chicago Cultural Center, March 24, 2012, Chicago, Illinois.

The Great Digital Divide: Innovation and Commercialization of Digital Technologies in the 21st Century, AUTM National Meeting, March 17, 2012, Anaheim, California.

Mock Mediation: Time and Cost-effective Approaches to Resolving Technology Transfer Disputes, AUTM National Meeting, March 15, 2012, Anaheim, California.

Copyright and Other Intellectual Properties: The Basics, Graduate School of Library and Information Sciences, Dominican University, February 29, 2012, River Forest, Illinois.

Intellectual Property: The Secret Ingredient in Food, Food Science & Nutrition Department, Mississippi State University, February 22, 2012, Mississippi State, Mississippi.

The Digital Universe: Origins, Principles, and Opportunities, “Investing In Innovation” Day, Mississippi State University, February 21, 2012, Mississippi State, Mississippi.

Patents: Tools for Economic Growth, Poznan Technology Transfer Administrators Meeting, Pozan World Trade Center, November 23, 2011, Poznan, Poland.

Global Patent Protection: Strategies from the Polish Perspective, European Union Sponsored Series, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw Institute of Technology, November 20, 2011, Warsaw, Poland.

Software-Based Systems: Protection in a Global Marketplace, European Union Sponsored Series, Warsaw Institute of Information Technology, November 19, 2011, Warsaw, Poland.

Intellectual Property Principles and Molecular Gastronomy, GastroIntellectual Property Law Symposium, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, November 16, 2011.

Copyright Law and Software/Content Licensing, AUTM Webinar, November 3, 2011.

Patenting Strategies Under The America Invents Act: What Can be Patented Now, Cornell Center for Technology Enterprise and Commercialization, Cornell University, October 26, 2011, Ithaca, New York.

Copyright: Issues and Solutions for Collaborative Efforts, Cornell University Laboratory of Ornithology, Cornell University, October 25, 2012, Ithaca, New York.

Intellectual Properties: The Basics, Korean Technology Transfer Professionals Workshop, Cornell Center for Technology Enterprise and Commercialization, Cornell University, October 24, 2011, Ithaca, New York.

Patenting in the U.S. under the America Invents Act: How Does it Compare to Patenting Elsewhere in the World? University of Colorado, October 12, 2011, Boulder, Colorado.

The Great Digital Divide and the New Entrepreneurs, University of Colorado Medical Center, October 11, 2011, Denver, Colorado.

The New Entrepreneurialism: Big Innovation with Small Resources, Innovation Week, UNeMed Corporation, University of Nebraska Medical Center, October 10, 2011, Omaha, Nebraska.

The America Invents Act: An Overview, Creighton University, October 10, 2011, Omaha, Nebraska.

Intellectual Property for Creatives, Alliance of Creative Professionals, Chicago, Illinois, October 6, 2011.

The Transition from the Analog: Principles to Guide the Tech Transfer Effort over the Great Digital Divide, AUTM Central Region Meeting, July 26, 2011, Louisville, Kentucky.

Patent and Trademark Protection Strategy in a Global Context, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw Institute of Technology, June 19, 2011, Warsaw, Poland.

Intellectual Property: Creation and Collaboration in Academic and Institutional Settings, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw Institute of Technology, June 18, 2011,  Warsaw, Poland.

Intellectual Property: Creation, Protection, and Commercialization in Collaborative Academic Contexts, Cornell University, Weil School of Medicine, April 20, 2011, New York, New York.

21st Century Innovation: Universities Can Be Better than Industry at the Game!, Mississippi State University, April 12, 2011, Starkville, Mississippi.

AUTM National Software Course, February 27, 2011, Las Vegas, Nevada.

2010

PUBLICATIONS

Managing Creativity: Inspiration, Perspiration, Collaboration, and Beyond!, Purdue University (Calumet Campus), November 11, 2010, Hammond, Indiana.

Inspiration or Infringement? Where is the Line?, University of New Mexico, September 29, 2010, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Using Other Creatives’ Materials: Copyrights, Wrongs, and Defenses, Portland State University, September 23, 2010, Portland, Oregon.

Content Distribution in the 21st Century: How Did We Get Here?, University of Oregon, September 21, 2010, Eugene, Oregon.

Electronic Content: Derivatives, Joint Works, and Collaboration, University of Nebraska Medical Center, September 16, 2010, Omaha, Nebraska.

Managing Derivative Works in the Open Source Licensing Context, AUTM Software Course, June 17, 2010, Seattle, Washington.

Technology Transfer and Related Contracts and Intellectual Property Protection: A Comparative Discussion, European Union Sponsored Series, Warsaw Institute of Information Technology, May 22-23, 2010, Warsaw, Poland.

Ethics in Computer Sciences: 7 Guiding Principles, University of Illinois Computer Sciences, March 29, 2010, Chicago, Illinois.

Software Patenting: Processes and Strategy from the U.S. and International Perspective. AUTM National Meeting, March 19, 2010, New Orleans, Louisiana.

“Open” Infrastructure: Intellectual Property Forms to Obtain Public Benefits in Developing Countries and Regions, AUTM National Meeting, March 18, 2010, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Copyright, Other Intellectual Properties, and Licensing: The Basics, Dominican University, February 22, 2010, River Forest, Illinois.

HANDBOOKS/BOOKS:

C. Valauskas, International Copyright Protection, AUTM Technology Transfer Practice Manual, Third Edition, Chapter 6

C. Valauskas, Emerging Bodies of Law: Rights of Privacy and Publicity, AUTM Technology Transfer Practice Manual, Third Edition, Chapter 15

C. Valauskas and C. Innes, Copyright Protection of Software, Multimedia, and Other Works: An Author’s Guide, Association of University Technology Managers’ Educational Series no. 4 (Published Feb. 2000) (translated into Japanese, Tokai University Press, 2004)

C. Innes and C. Valauskas, Development and Deployment of Digital Works in Universities: A Guide for Authors and Licensing Officers, Association of University Technology Managers’ Educational Series no. 5 (Published Feb. 2000) (translated into Japanese, Tokai University Press, 2004)

The Lawyers’ Manual on Professional Conduct, Bureau of National Affairs (1984)

ARTICLES:

Articles that have appeared in publications including Boston College International and Comparative Law Review, Hastings International and Comparative Law Review, Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Newsletter, and Chicago Medicine.

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