Inventors

Partnering to advance discoveries and innovations

The breadth, scope and excellence of research at the university make Ohio State a leading force of innovation and change – locally, nationally, and globally. At the heart of this are brilliant Ohio State faculty, staff and students who are the minds exploring cutting-edge innovation and fulfilling our land grant mission to make a positive impact on society.

The pathway to market

Our technology commercialization team is here to help researchers facilitate the translation of research and innovation into the market where it can have an impact on people and the economy. Technologies can be commercialized through at least two pathways - existing companies or startup companies. In some cases, the technology commercialization team may explore both pathways simultaneously. The choice of pathway is dependent upon a variety of factors including the intended involvement of the creator, the readiness level of the technology, the size of the problem the technology addresses and the impact the technology will have on the market.

Licensing to an Existing Company Creating a Startup

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Executive Assistant to Kevin Taylor

Cameron Groff


Director, Commercialization Partnerships

Art Gooray, PhD


Senior Technology Licensing Manager

Jason Dahlman, PhD, CLP


Licensing Manager

Cordellia Bartell, PhD


Director, Intellectual Property and Contracts

David Mess, MS, JD, CLP


Senior Licensing Manager

Dongsung "Don" Hong


Senior Technology Licensing Manager

Frank Norris


Senior Intellectual Property and Grant Compliance Officer

John Cocumelli, JD


Associate Vice President, Technology Commercialization

Kevin Taylor


Senior Licensing Manager

Ryan Zinn


Senior Licensing Manager

Stewart Davis, CLP, RTTP


Staff Assistant, Technology Commercialization

Thea Bailey

Business Operations Consultant

Aditi Bhatiya

Invention Compliance Officer

Lisa Siefker

Senior Analyst, Business Operations

Chad Bahan

Licensing Analyst

Erika Csatary

Executive Director, Licensing

Don Taylor

Licensing Officer

Panqing He


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