John F. Ritter, JD, MBA
Director, Office of Technology Licensing and Intellectual Property, Princeton University
Legal, Regulatory and Ethical Issues Related to Technology-based Interventions
John F. Ritter has been working in academic technology licensing for over 20 years. He has been at Princeton University for the last 16 years, where he serves as the Director, Office of Technology Licensing. Prior to Princeton he worked as a senior licensing professional at Rutgers University and in a prior life held various sales and marketing positions in the materials industry. Mr. Ritter has a B.S. in Engineering from Rutgers, an MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University, and a J.D. with Honors from the Rutgers School of Law. A Registered Patent Attorney, he is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Mr. Ritter is an avid skier and endurance athlete. He has completed several marathons and half-ironman triathlons dreams of one day competing in Ironman World Championship Triathlon race in Kona, Hawaii.
February 2012 – “Bayh-Dole After Stanford: Revising Research Agreements With Academic Institutions” at the Life Sciences Collaborative Agreements and M & A Conference, New York, NY.
October 2010 – “IP Demands in Deals Between Universities/Research Institutes And Industry” at the annual meeting of the Licensing Executives Society in Chicago, Illinois.
October 2010 – “Trends in Material Transfer Agreements” at the October Meeting of the Council on Governmental Relations in Washington, D.C.
October 2005 – “Dirty Little Tricks in Licensing” presented at the annual meeting of the Licensing Executives Society in Phoenix, Arizona.
May 2000 – “Unique Clauses in Industry/University Relationships” presented at the Licensing Executives Society International Conference in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.