James Poulos, Vice President of Technology Transfer & Commercialization of Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO)
email:email@example.com - www.marylandtedco.org
James A. Poulos, III is a registered patent attorney.
His career in patent law began in 1980 as a selfemployed patent researcher.
has written over 150 patent applications and has prosecuted at least a thousand applications.
Over 90% of these applications issued into US Patents.
From 1991-1998 Mr. Poulos
was responsible for the US patent portfolio of the multi-national company Zambon Group S.p.A.
is the largest Italian-owned pharmaceutical company in Italy.
has prosecuted a patent application of Nobel Laureate, Giulio Natta.
Mr. Poulos joined the University of Maryland's Office of Technology Liaison (OTL) in March 1998 as the Associate Director for technology management.
Mr. Poulos served as the Acting Executive Director of OTL from June 1999 to June 2000.
After a national search, Mr. Poulos was named the Executive Director of the Office of Technology Commercialization at the University of Maryland, College Park in June of 2000.
Since joining the office, Mr. Poulos
has negotiated over 200 license agreements with commercial entities both within and without the state of Maryland.
tenure over 30 University spin-off companies have been created, including Quantum Photonics
(College Park, MD), Little Optics
(Columbia, MD) and RioRey, Inc.
These three companies have received over 85 million dollars in combined venture capital funding.