Intellectual Property Development Advisory Council 2016-2017

Faculty Members Serve Three-Year Terms

Donald Corey, Chair ADFAA 2017
Mike Briley P&AA&S 2017
Ben Powell MGTCOB 2017
 Vacant COE 
 Vacant MUS 
Joyce Ogburn Library2017 
Gary McCullough HS 2017
Faculty Senate Representative - Jeff McBride   
Office of Research - Robin Tyndall   
Small Business and Technology Department - Diana Martinez   
Interim Provost of Research - Alan Utter   


Faculty Handbook:

7.5.23 Intellectual Property Development Advisory Council

(a) Members on Council: 11-13 – Seven faculty will be recommended by the appropriate deans and will be appointed by the provost and executive vice chancellor as follows: one (1) faculty representative from each of the following University entities: College of Arts and Sciences, Walker College of Business, Reich College of Education, College of Fine and Applied Arts, Hayes School of Music, College of Health Sciences, and Belk Library and Informa-tion Commons. The Faculty Senate will appoint one additional voting member. All faculty will be voting members and will serve 3-year terms. One (1) representative each from Research and Graduate Studies and the Small Business and Technology Development Center will be voting members. A representative from the Office of General Counsel will advise the council upon request. The provost and executive vice chancellor may at her/his discretion appoint up to three (3) additional non-voting members, which may include non-ASU affiliated individuals. All members should be appointed based on her/his area of expertise and commitment to furthering the intellectual property development efforts of both the faculty and University;

(b) report to: chief research officer;

(c) areas of responsibility:
(1) receive and review all intellectual property disclosures made by the faculty and staff to Appalachian State University;
(2) recommend such measures as are necessary to assure prompt and expeditious handling, evaluation, and prosecution of intellectual property opportunities in accordance with approved University procedures;
(3) other duties consistent with the Appalachian State University Intellectual Property Transfer Policy; and
(4) direct questions of intellectual property ownership to the committee charged with hearing faculty grievances.