CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept, 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Nation Medical (www.edisonnationmedical.com) announced today that Lee M. Taylor has joined the company as Vice President of Technology Sourcing. Lee will work and collaborate with universities to assist and acquire university technology as well as partner with startup companies seeking assistance in validating and commercializing innovative healthcare products.
Lee brings with him experience as the Director of Technology Transfer at Creighton University and prior to that 5 years working on economic development in Hawaii. He holds a BA in English Literature as well as a BS in Biology/Genetics from the University of Kansas, a JD degree from the University of San Diego Law School, a LL.M in Intellectual Property Law from George Washington University and an MBA from the University of Hawaii. Lee is also an experienced inventor having created a rapid university licensing model, the Mahele Method and also invented a way to monetize provisional patents behind a paywall, called Provisional Smart, LLC.
"Lee's wealth of experience and Intellectual Property knowledge has already made him a key addition to the Edison Nation Medical team. We view his appointment as a sign of our commitment to helping inventors with innovative healthcare ideas bring their ideas to life," Bobby Grajewski, President of Edison Nation Medical, "Lee fits in with our ethos of innovation and dedication to bringing the most promising healthcare ideas to commercialized product, and it is very fortunate that we were able to find someone of Lee's caliber to fulfill this role. I'm confident that Lee will provide a high quality of service and benefit to both our Technology Transfer program as well as to our work with small business startups."
About Edison Nation Medical
Edison Nation Medical is a healthcare innovation marketplace with deep expertise in open innovation, product development, and healthcare. Born out of collaboration with Carolinas HealthCare System (the second largest public health system in the United States), Edison Nation Medical's mission is to create more effective, more efficient and safer healthcare through open innovation. We make this a reality by providing a clear and easy pathway through which anyone — physicians, nurses, entrepreneurs, even patients and caregivers — to submit a medical invention idea for full evaluation and potential commercialization and by helping inventors to break through the traditional barriers of healthcare innovation.
Joining Edison Nation Medical is free and ideas submitted to our confidential and secure online portal are vetted through an in-depth review process led by our team of medical, product development and legal experts. Our end goal is to commercialize each qualified product idea and, when we are successful, we share licensing royalties with the inventor and celebrate together.
Edison Nation Medical innovation headquarters is in Charlotte, NC with satellite offices in San Francisco and New York City. For more information, please visit www.EdisonNationMedical.com.
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