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Intellectual Property and Commercialization

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Intellectual Property and Commercialization

BIH and Charité researchers and clinicians receive the following services:

Inventions and Patenting:

  • Information for inventors regarding intellectual assets and intellectual property (IP) as well as regulatory affairs
  • Evaluation of projects regarding potential IP rights and assessment of market potential
  • Support pursuing and managing IP rights

If you have made an invention or just want to check whether your invention contains patentable discoveries or ideas, please fill in the form "invention disclosure".

Commercialization incl. Licensing:

  • Coordination of contacts with external experts, institutions and companies
  • Business development for commercialization of IP, as well as research material and tools
  • Coordination of commercialization of IP, research material and tools, and data with external partners, e.g., licensing, including contracting

Start-up formation:

  • Information and support for company founders

External partners in academia and industry are supported through the coordination of commercialization of intellectual property, e.g., licensing

The evaluation and commercialization of intellectual property of BIH and Charité is conducted in collaboration with Ascenion GmbH. Activities in the area of IP and Commercialization are supported by the public funding program ”Wissens- und Technologietransfer durch Patente und Normen, Hochschulförderung und Patentierung” (WIPANO).
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Contact

Dr. Xenia Boergen

Head of law, patents, licenses

Dr. Bettina Büttner

Technology manager: consultant for inventors, assessment and evaluation of inventions, patent management, technology commercialization

Dr. Sven Friedl

Technology manager: expert for medical devices and software, consultant for inventors, assessment and evaluation of inventions, patent management, technology commercialization

Dr. Frank Stief

Technology manager: consultant for inventors, funding programs for cooperation projects, point of contact for enterprises. Assessment, approval and drafting of material transfer agreements (MTA)

Dr. Anette Schröder

Technology manager: consultant for inventors, consultant on rules and regulations for intellectual properties rights (IPR), advice on IPR contract management.

Dr. Sigrun Szepanski

Technology scout BIH: expert in vitro diagnostic, consultant for inventors, assessment and evaluation of inventions, patent management