In 2014, BIO will offer lawyers an opportunity to obtain Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits by attending a series of breakout sessions. BIO will provide attendees with CLE credit processing, in certain states, should they choose to apply at no cost. Continuing Legal Education (CLE) is required by several states in order for lawyers to maintain their license to practice law. For general questions regarding Mandatory or Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) requirements, visit the American Bar Association website.
The Registered Technology Transfer Professional designation is administered by the Alliance of Technology Transfer Professionals. The RTTP connects more than 5,000 technology transfer practitioners in 67 countries to help them identify, share, and apply the world’s best practices in technology transfer.
The Certified Licensing Professional program was developed as an initiative of the Licensing Executives Society and recognizes professionals who have demonstrated their experience and proficiency in the licensing and commercialization of intellectual property. CLP, Inc., a separately incorporated 501(c)(6) organization, administers the Certified Licensing Professional (CLP) exam and program. The Board of Governors includes representatives from industry organizations such as LES, AUTM, and BIO.