Senior Director of Innovation Projects
Jeff Fuchsberg, J.D., is the director of intellectual property and innovation projects at the Medical Center of the Americas (MCA) Foundation, where he specializes in intellectual property landscape analysis, competitive advantage valuation, and commercialization strategy development, largely in support of the Space Race Innovation Challenge.
He previously worked as the intellectual property manager at Blue Highway, an early stage technology incubator launched by medical device company Welch Allyn (later acquired by Syracuse University). Blue Highway developed 26 products primarily through licensing rights acquired via sponsored research agreements with more than 40 universities worldwide. In this role, Fuchsberg provided IP research services to several universities' offices of technology transfer.
He has lectured on various topics related to innovation for law students, business students, graduate research students, and faculty groups at Syracuse University, the University of South Carolina, Dalhousie University, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Prior positions include senior research associate at the New York State Science and Technology Law Center and instructor at Kaplan Test Prep, where he taught the full curriculum for MCAT, LSAT, GRE, and SAT. He holds a Juris Doctor degree, summa cum laude, from Syracuse University College of Law, with an Advanced Certificate in Technology Commercialization Law from the New York State Science & Technology Law Center, and a Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude with distinction in research in entomology, from Cornell University.