2011-12 Committees of the University

Intellectual Property Committee

Membership of Intellectual Property Committee

A.     The Intellectual Property Committee shall consist of ten members:

Three ex officio voting members:
1) the vice president for research & graduate studies; president of NIRF,
2) the manager of Technology Transfer Office, and
3) the associate vice president for research; director of the Office of Sponsored Projects;

Three voting faculty members appointed by the president for terms of three years each, from the recommendations of the Faculty Senate;

Two additional voting faculty members appointed by the president for terms of three years each;

A nonvoting representative of the office of the university general counsel appointed by the president;

A nonvoting representative of the Division of University Advancement, appointed by the vice president for university advancement.

The terms of the faculty members shall be staggered to provide that a minimum of one appointment be made per year.

The vice president for research & graduate studies; president of NIRF shall be chair of the committee which shall elect such other officers as it deems necessary.

B.     Duties

  1. In case of doubt, the committee shall determine when the rights in and to intellectual property belong to the university under the provisions of the Intellectual Property Policy, whether the university personnel shall be entitled to share in the net proceeds of such intellectual property, and, if so, what the respective equities of the university and of the university personnel shall be; appoint such subcommittees and consult with such experts as it may deem necessary in connection therewith; and consult with the offices of the university concerning the implementation of such determinations.

  2. Adopt administrative regulations governing matters under its jurisdiction not inconsistent with the Intellectual Property Policy.

  3. Take such other action in connection with intellectual property in which the university has or may have an interest as may be requested or approved by the president of the university.

  4. Review the policy from time to time and recommend changes to the University Council and the president.

Intellectual Property Committee

The IPC meets as needed, typically twice a year, and scheduled per committee members' availability.

MEMBERSHIP
2010-2011
  
2011-2012
 
2012-2013
2013-2014
Faculty (by president)
Tom Sims
Tom Sims
 
Faculty (by president)
Neil Blackstone
Neil Blackstone
Neil Blackstone
 
Faculty (by Faculty Senate)
Sen-Maw Kuo
Sen-Maw Kuo
Sen-Maw Kuo
 
Faculty (by Faculty Senate)
Jessica Reyman
Jessica Reyman
 
Faculty (by Faculty Senate)
Christina Papadimitriou
Christina Papadimitriou
Christina Papadimitriou
 
*+ VP for Research & Graduate Studies; President of NIRF
Lisa Freeman
Lisa Freeman
@ Manager of Technology Transfer Office
Rita Yusko 
Rita Yusko
@ Associate VP for Research; Director of Sponsored Projects
David Stone 
David Stone
@ Division of University Advancement representative
Mallory Simpson
Mallory Simpson
@ University General Counsel representative
Nordon Gilbert 
Norden Gilbert

            
                * chair
                + ex officio voting
                @ ex officio nonvoting