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Office of Technology Transfer Welcomes New Licensing Associate

February 23, 2017

The UI Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) has appointed Lokesh Mohan as its new licensing associate. Mohan will report to OTT director Jeremy Tamsen and will manage and administer the university's portfolio of intellectual property related to life sciences. He will educate faculty about the commercialization process, encourage new invention disclosures, develop marketing and commercialization strategies, assist with patent portfolio management, and negotiate contracts with industrial partners.

Mohan earned his Master of Business Administration in market research from the University of Texas at Arlington and his bachelor's in electronics and communication from Anna University in Tamil Nadu, India.

Before coming to UI, Mohan worked as a marketing and technology analyst at the University of Texas Office of Technology Management, where he led marking efforts for life sciences, physical sciences and computer science technologies.

He also worked at Nissan Motor Corporation in Dallas as a central region marketing intern, focusing on market research, and at Mphasis (then part of Hewlett-Packard) as a delivery associate software engineer.

Mohan brings professional work experience working with Fortune 100 clients such as General Motors, American Insurance Group and Thermo Fisher Scientific, as well as mid-size companies and several start-ups in north Texas, providing information technology, business development and intellectual property marketing services.

"I am very excited to work with the University of Idaho due to strong life sciences and engineering research activities going on," Mohan said. "I look forward to strongly working towards achieving the strategic goals and vision of the Office of Technology Transfer and educating faculty and students about the intellectual property process."

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