Jason Nickla, J.D., L.L.M.

Jason Nickla

LinkedIn LogoVice President | Director of Intellectual Property
(402) 559-8983
jnickla@unmc.edu

Jason Nickla is Vice President and Director of Intellectual Property at UNeMed Corporation. As a registered patent attorney, Mr. Nickla is responsible for protecting new inventions and drafting contracts for transferring intellectual property rights to industry partners for commercialization of those technologies. He graduated from Creighton University with a B.S. in biology, and from Creighton University School of Law with a J.D. He also secured an L.L.M. in International Intellectual Property Law from Chicago-Kent College of Law. Mr. Nickla began his legal career in Chicago law firms, specializing in patent prosecution and providing PCT application patentability opinions to the USPTO.

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OMAHA, Neb. (January 7, 2019)—UNeMed’s tech transfer podcast, “Innovation Overground,” recently released a new episode titled, “Authors, Inventors, students and bosses.” In this episode, Overground hosts Joe Runge, Tyler Scherr and Charlie Litton, discuss the tricky area of authorship versus inventorship. The crew also talks about Litton’s beef with his brother’s boss. The episode also …

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Free seminar planned: ‘Leveraging Intellectual Property for Success’

OMAHA, Neb. (April 5, 2018)—A free seminar covering the importance of intellectual property for startups, small businesses, independent inventors, students and entrepreneurs will be held at the University of Nebraska at Omaha on Monday, April 16, 2018. Hosted by UNO’s Nebraska Business Development Center, Mark Radtke of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, will …

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How we can help: Patents

by Catherine Murari-Kanti, UNeMed | December 20, 2017 Part six of a series What does UNeMed generally patent? The United States Patent and Trademark Office issues three types of patents in the United States: utility, design and plants. Utility patents cover new and useful processes, machines, articles of manufacture or compositions of matter. Design patents …

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How we can help: Intellectual Property

by Catherine Murari-Kanti, UNeMed | December 13, 2017 Part five of a series Bench to market can happen in one of two ways, both with the same ultimate goal: Developing the invention into a final product. The most common path is protecting the intellectual property, and licensing the invention and its rights to a company. …

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How we can help: Agreements

by Catherine Murari-Kanti, UNeMed | December 6, 2017 Part four of a series Collaboration is encouraged and celebrated in the scientific process. Collaboration, however involves the exchange of material or ideas. Inventors and owners could lose their ideas or their materials if they aren’t protected properly. Confidential Disclosure Agreements and Material Transfer Agreements are therefore …

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Panel, workshop highlight Day 2

OMAHA, Neb. (Oct. 24, 2017)—Innovation Week continued Tuesday with two educational events that looked into intellectual property issues associated with genome editing and a workshop on performing patent searches. The day began with a panel discussion about the CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing tool. UNMC researcher Channabasavaiah Gurumurthy, Ph.D., and patent attorney Bill Adolfsen, Ph.D., discussed potential intellectual …

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