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Material Transfer Agreements

Brown Bag:Material Transfer Agreements

In this Brown Bag, Peter Sheppard provides an overview of Material Transfer Agreements, which govern the transfer of research materials into and out of JHU. MTAs are important for documenting any terms and conditions around the material.

Topics covered in this session include:

What is an MTA and why is it needed?
Common terms and conditions that appear in MTAs, and how they implicate research commercialization
MTAs vs. Collaboration Agreements
Getting an MTA done at JHU, including best practices to ensure efficient processing

Peter Sheppard, Director, Contracts and IP Operations, Johns Hopkins Technology Venture

This Brown Bag was recorded on 2/8/2023.

Watch the Brown Bag here.


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