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Accelerate Breakthrough Research – From Discovery to Commercialization
A fundamental challenge in cancer research is how to bring the best ideas to the marketplace, as complex intellectual property and patent processes can be hard to navigate. Enter PICI. Our legal experts and financial support help our investigators turn their discoveries into treatments. We evaluate a discovery’s potential, ensure patent applications are compelling, and help optimize and negotiate licensing. This catalyzes their discoveries to make a real impact for patients faster.
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We have extensive expertise in immuno-oncology patents and provide strategic guidance and advice throughout the process.
William Healey Smith, PhD, JD
Senior Director, Intellectual Property and Licensing
PICI offers a unique combination of expertise, resources and capabilities.
Our approach means investigators can bring life-saving discoveries to patients more efficiently. Though we broker the process, the researcher’s institution retains ownership of the invention.