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University Copyrights and Patents Committee


The Copyrights and Patents Committee has responsibility for making recommendations to the Vice President for Research regarding the implementation of the provisions of the Intellectual Property, Copyrights, Trademarks, and Trade Secrets, and Patents policies approved by the Senate and the President. Furthermore, the committee has responsibility for ascertaining the extent of institutional support involved in the completion of specific projects and/or inventions and for making recommendations to the Vice President for Research regarding copyright or patent ownership, the prosecution and licensing of patents, and the distribution of royalties accruing therefrom.

 
Name Voting Status Department Role
Douglas Grotjahn Voting Chemistry Chair
Barry Janov Voting SDSU
Research
Foundation
Member
Keven JeffreyVotingLibrary and
Information
Access

Member

Samuel KassegneVotingMechanical
Engineering
Member
Lisa KathVotingPsychologyMember
Tommy MartindaleNon-votingTechnology
Transfer
Office
TTO Rep
Karen May-NewmanVotingMechanical
Engineering
Member
Yusuf OzturkVotingElectrical &
Computer
Engineering
Member
Dena PlemmonsVoting
(Ex-Officio)
Graduate and
Research Affairs
Ex-Officio Member
Jessica RenttoVotingBusiness and
Financial
Affairs
Member
Michael RondelliNon-VotingDirector,
Technology
Transfer Office
TTO Rep
William TongVotingChemistryMember
Ruprecht von ButtlarVotingCONNECT -
Commercialization
Programs
Member-at-Large
Ricardo ZayasVotingBiologyMember

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August 6, 2013
September 10, 2013
October 1, 2013
November 5, 2013
December 3, 2013
January 7, 2014
February 4, 2014
March 4, 2014
April 1, 2014
May 6, 2014
June 3, 2014
July 1, 2014
August 5, 2014
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Division of Research Affairs

Gateway Center, 3rd floor

San Diego State University
5250 Campanile Dr.
Mail Code 1933
San Diego, CA 92182

Phone: 619-594-5938
Fax: 619-594-4109
Email: dra@mail.sdsu.edu