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CALENDAR ITEM: Nov. 7 seminar on commercializing environmental technology (Released: 10/22/96)

by Renu Sehgal, Office of University Communications.

STORRS, Conn. -- Commercializing research is the topic of a seminar sponsored by the Connecticut Environmental Entrepreneurial Center (CEEC) at the University of Connecticut.

The seminar, Strategies for Commercializing Environmental Technology, will be held from 8 a.m. to noon on Nov. 7 at the School of Law, 55 Elizabeth St. in Hartford. Admission is free for all University faculty, staff and students, $25 for CEEC members and $75 for non-CEEC members.

Joseph Kentoffio of the law firm McCormick, Paulding & Huber will discuss intellectual property issues related to negotiating research agreements. The panel discussion will focus on how to profit from technology transfer and will include a member of Access Connecticut LP. The company receives state funds to help colleges and universities in the state commercialize research.

The law firm is the cosponsor of the seminar, which is being held in cooperation with the Law School, the state Department of Economic and Community Development, Technology for Connecticut and the University's Environmental Research Institute.