Intellectual Property Committee

Last Updated:   1/10/2021

Contact Name

Brittany Souto, Executive Assistant (Clemson University Research Foundation)
bsouto@clemson.edu

Description

Intellectual Property Committee reviews and recommends policies to the Vice President for Research related to intellectual property; performs adjudication of ownership issues and hears appeals from creators with questions or concerns about disclosure review and commercialization decisions; and serves as liaison to University-designated commercialization agents.

This committee is authorized by the Clemson University Committee on Committees. Changes to its description or composition should be initiated with with the Faculty Senate Office.

Membership Composition

Chair is appointed by the Vice President for Research (from the membership?)

Membership Composition - Intellectual Property Committee
Seat Type Quantity Term Length Date of Term Initiation Seat Filling Mechanism Voting or Non-Voting Other Factors
Faculty Member (any) 7 3 years unknown Voting Staggered terms  
Associate Dean of Academic Colleges (One per college) 7 By position Voting  
Representative of the Faculty Senate (???) 1 1 year Elected by the Faculty Senate Voting  
Graduate Student 1 Appointed by the President of Graduate Student Government Voting  
Undergraduate Student 1 Appointed by the President of Undergraduate Student Government Voting  
Faculty or staff member (Patent and Trademark Resource Center Librarian) 1 unknown Voting  
Staff Member (Representative of the General Counsel) 1 unknown Voting  
Faculty Member (any) (Up to Two other Faculty for area specialization purposes) 2 Appointed by the Committee Membership Non-voting  
Staff Member (Representative from CURF) 1 unknown Non-voting  
Faculty or staff member (Others deemed necessary by the committee) unknown Non-voting  

Membership List (Last Updated: 11/14/2020)

Changes to the current chair and membership list should be initiated with the Faculty Senate Office.

Chair

Chair List - Intellectual Property Committee
Name Chair Type Email College or Division Department Term Start Term End
Dan Noneaker Chair College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences

Members

Member List - Intellectual Property Committee
Name Seat Type Email College or Division Department Service Start Service End Notes
Jeff Adelberg Faculty Member (any) College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Life Sciences 7/1/2020 6/30/2023  
John DesJardins Faculty Member (any) College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences 7/1/2018 6/30/2021  
Dev Arya Faculty Member (any) College of Science 7/1/2018 6/30/2021  
Luke Bennet Faculty Member (any) Eugene T. Moore College of Education 7/1/2020 6/30/2023  
Paula Agudelo Associate Dean of Academic Colleges College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Life Sciences  
Jim Spencer Associate Dean of Academic Colleges College of Arts, Architecture, and Humanities  
Rachel Mayo Associate Dean of Academic Colleges College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences  
Dan Noneaker Associate Dean of Academic Colleges College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences  
Stephen Creager Associate Dean of Academic Colleges screage@clemson.edu College of Science Chemistry  
Jeff Marshall Associate Dean of Academic Colleges Eugene T. Moore College of Education  
Carl Hollingsworth Associate Dean of Academic Colleges Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business  
Jennifer Groff Faculty or staff member University Libraries  
Chip Hood Staff Member General Counsel  
Chris Gesswein Staff Member Research Division  
Please contact the Faculty Senate Office with any questions about updating this page.