Patent Licensing - TEMS Chapter Presentation at the 2018 Rochester Section Joint Chapters Meeting


Patent Licensing by Dr. William Fowlkes, VP, Analytics and Workflow Solutions at

The IEEE Technology and Engineering Managemet Society Rochester Chapter presents "Patent Licensing" by Dr. Bill Fowlkes at the Section's joint chapters meeting (JCM) on March 28th, 2018. The technical sessions are free to attend.  Reservations are required to attend the dinner and keynote presentation.  Please find details and register for the JCM at:

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  • Louise Slaughter Hall
  • 78 Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Rochester, New York
  • United States 14623
  • Building: RIT Center for Integrated Manufacturing Studies Conference Center
  • Room Number: Building 78

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  • Starts 03 February 2018 12:55 PM
  • Ends 28 March 2018 12:55 PM
  • All times are US/Eastern
  • No Admission Charge
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Dr. William Y. Fowlkes

Dr. William Y. Fowlkes of


Patent Licensing

Licensing is one of several ways to extract value from your patent portfolio.  We will put patent licensing in context and then discuss types of licensing agreements, a process for licensing patents, and discuss some tools to assist with licensing efforts.


Bill is the VP, Analytics and Workflow Solutions at, a software and services company featuring deep data cognitive computing and semantic analytics to enable organizations to discover hidden insights and rapidly evaluate the commercial potential of their intellectual property.  Prior to that, at Eastman Kodak Company, Bill led a team of technologists that work with Inventors, Business Unit leaders and Legal to support all aspects of Kodak's patent portfolio life cycle (generation, maintenance and monetization).   Bill is also a Six Sigma Black Belt, author of Engineering Methods for Robust Product Design: Using Taguchi Methods in Technology and Product Development and has been a trainer and consultant of TRIZ and statistics.

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4:30 – 5:30 PM  Dr. Bill Fowlkes, Patent Licensing, TEMS Chapter Presentation