INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY COMMITTEE

Membership of Intellectual Property Committee

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

Three ex officio voting members: the vice president for Research and dean of the Graduate School, 2) the Assistant Vice President for Technology Development and Transfer, and 3) the 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 office of Development and University Relations, appointed by the vice president for Development and University Relations.

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 and dean of the Graduate School shall be chair of the committee which shall elect such other officersas 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

MEMBERSHIP
2006-2007
2007-2008
2008-2009
2009-2010
Faculty (by president)  Tom Sims Tom Sims Tom Sims  
Faculty (by president) Bogdan Dabrowski Bogdan Dabrowski Bogdan Dabrowski  
Faculty (by Faculty Senate) Lin Shi Rebecca Butler Rebecca Butler Rebecca Butler
Faculty (by Faculty Senate) Lynn Neeley Lynn Neeley Lynn Neeley  
Faculty (by Faculty Senate) Xueshu Song Robert Ridinger  Robert Ridinger Robert Ridinger
*+Vice President for Research &
Dean of the Graduate School 
Rathindra Bose  Rathindra Bose    
@Assistant Vice President for Technology Development and Transfer Gail Mitchell  Gail Mitchell     
@Director of Sponsored Projects David Stone David Stone     
@Vice President for University Advancement Michael Malone  Michael Malone     
@Representative, University General Counsel  Norden Gilbert Norden Gilbert     
                * Chair
                + Ex officio voting
                @ Ex officio nonvoting