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Introducing CAV

CAVTEC Founder Theodore M. Hagelin

Ted Hagelin, a nationally recognized expert in technology commercialization and IP valuation through his work as the Director of Syracuse University's New Technology Law Center (SUNTEC) and Technology Commercialization Research Center (TCRC), taught intellectual property and technology commercialization law at Syracuse University. His research focused on intellectual property strategy and patent valuation. He developed a new method to value patents, called Competitive Advantage Valuation or CAV, and was issued a patent on the CAV method on March 6, 2007. An additional patent application is pending.

As director of the TCRC, Hagelin supervised over 100 research projects on the commercial development of early-stage technologies on behalf of universities, federal research laboratories, technology development organizations, and large, medium, small and start-up companies. Hagelin has also directed foreign law programs in London and Hong Kong.

Professor Hagelin was the editor-in-chief of the law review while in law school. He practiced in the area of corporate/commercial law with Dechert in Philadelphia, and taught at the University of Cincinnati Law School prior to joining the Syracuse University College of Law faculty. Professor Hagelin is a member of the New York State Bar, the Pennsylvania State Bar, the Licensing Executive Society, the American Intellectual Property Law Association and the Association of University Technology Managers.

Theodore M. Hagelin
CEO Founder

Professor of Law, Syracuse
University College of Law

Director, Syracuse University New
Technology Law Center

Director, Syracuse University
Technology Commercialization
Research Center

Director, New York State Science & Technology Law Center

B.S. Economics, University of
Pennsylvania, Wharton School

J.D., Temple University

LL.M., Harvard University