INVENTIA s.r.o. was established in 1993 as a joint project of Czech technology transfer specialists having long-term experience with technology transfer from Academy of Science of the Czech Republic, and managers of advisory companies focusing on chemical and pharmaceutical industry – Technology Catalysts International Corp. (USA) and Laves Chemie GmbH (Germany).
The founding partners were:
INVENTIA played a key role in establishing the Czech national chapter (Licensing Executives Society Czech Republic, today Licensing Executives Society Czech Republic and Slovakia) of the international association Licensing Executives Society (LES). LES interconnects professionals actively involved in commercialization, transfers, licensing and management of intellectual property. Jana Kühnlová has become the first president of LES Czech Republic in 1995. INVENTIA then actively participated in organization of various conferences of LES Czech Republic. Various members of the INVENTIA team have acted as LES Czech Republic presidents since then, and still take turns to actively participate in its Steering Committee.
Since the beginning of its existence, INVENTIA cooperates with both academia and industry. Our clients include a number of institutes of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and Czech universities whom we assist in patenting and commercializing their inventions. INVENTIA also provides seminars on good practices in intellectual property protection and commercialization, in particular for scientists.
Our clients also include companies and individuals whom we assist in management, protection and exploitation of their intellectual property, such as trademarks, designs, inventions and know-how.