b'Contents Abstract 1Intellectual Property Overview 2Patent Overview 3Copyright Assertion Highlights 6Open Source Software Highlights . 7Licensing Highlights 8Royalty, TCF and IDF Highlights. 10Agreement Management 12Technology-Based Economic Development Highlights 13CO*STAR 14Regional Technology Transfer Success Highlights 15Awards and Recognitions 16 Writer:Leslie Wright Graphic Artist:Daniel Flores Photographer:Chris MorganDisclaimerThis information was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the U .S . Government . Neither the U .S . Government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, expressed or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness, of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights . References herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the U .S . Government or any agency thereof . The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the U .S . Government or any agency thereof . i'