National Workshop III on IP-Based Innovation and IP Management in the framework of the Enabling IP Environment (EIE) Project: Technology Transfer Seminar Series II (Industry Session)


organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

in cooperation with the Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO)

and with the assistance of the Japan Patent Office (JPO)

Kuala Lumpur, July 11, 2019


  • Intrapreneurs i.e. someone working in a company to manage the innovation process to develop new products/services. For example: Design engineers, Product Development Engineers, R&D Engineers, IP Managers/Executive and etc working in a company.
  • Entrepreneurs who would like to expand their business by using technology from Universities for new business opportunities and also for entrepreneurs that would like to improve their product or manufacturing process using technology from Universities.


This is a workshop intended to enhance intrapreneurs’ skills in using the technology from inner or outside of the company to develop new product/process. The workshop covers various technology transfer topics such as:

  • Alliances for Technology Commercialization
  • The Role of the Intrapreneur (i.e. entrepreneur within a company)
  • The Importance of IP in the Business World – Malaysian Scenario
  • Success Story from Industry-University Collaboration
  • Funds and Initiatives Available for Commercialization in Malaysia

When: 11 July 2019 – (Industry & Intapreneurs Session)

  • 9.00 am to 5.00 pm

Where: IP Academy, Level 12A, Tower B, Menara UOA Bangsar, No. 5, Jalan Bangsar Utama 1, 59000 Kuala Lumpur

Why intrapreneurs should attend this workshop: Universities have the facility and human capital to produce the right technology to support business needs. This workshop will expose the intrapreneurs on how to identify the right technology and manage the technology transfer process with the Universities.

Who are the speakers: The main speaker for this workshop is Mr. Ashley Stevens. He is the President of Focus IP Group, LLC, an international intellectual property (IP) management and technology commercialization consulting firm based in United States of America. Dr. Stevens joined the Office of Technology Development in 1995. He has worked in the biotechnology industry for 28 years, assisting both start-up companies and academic organizations in turning promising ideas into useful products. Formerly, he served as director of the Office of Technology Transfer at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School. He was cofounder and general manager of Genmap, Inc., and was vice president of business development for BioTechnica International. He started his career with the Procter and Gamble Company, where he held positions in sales, marketing, strategic planning, and acquisitions. Dr. Stevens is a member of the Licensing Executives Society and the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM).

Participation Fee: Free of Charge. The workshop is sponsored by World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) & Japan Patent Office (JPO).

Mode of Presentation:  In English

How to participate: Fill in the details in the registration form as follows. The seats are limited. Successful applicants will be notified later.


    Link for Registration:

Or you can also contact us at:

03-2299 8589 (Ms. Nor Shafiza) or

03-2299 8560 (Mr. Azri Roslan) or

03-2299 8526 (Cik Ivy)

via email:

Closing date: 3 July 2019 (Wednesday)

Please download Full Provisional Program