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  • Transitioning to Tech Transfer

    Samuel E. Bish, Ph.D.
    Law and Tech Management
    Changing Careers
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    I knew I was entering a new chapter in my professional life in the early morning of my first day in technology transfer when I groggily walked to my closet to pick out my first-day outfit. I opened the closet door to the new dress clothes I purchased for the new job just weeks earlier. Instead of the blue jeans and T-shirts that I had grown accustomed to during graduate school, I found myself putting on dress pants and a button-down shirt.  No sneakers or flip flops.  I had to wear my polished black shoes. I felt the butterflies in my stomach as I continued getting ready for this new journey but, hey, at least my new clothes fit and, thanks to tips from my future wife, they even matched. So, I took a ...