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Office of Technology Transfer

Contact Information

Office Information

Attn: Director of Technology Transfer
SIU School of Medicine
Office of Technology Transfer
801 N. Rutledge Street
P.O. Box 19616
Springfield, IL 62794-9616
Tel: (217) 545-8168
Fax: (217) 545-7873

Office of Technology Transfer Staff

Robert Patino, JD
Director of Technology Transfer
(217) 545-8168
Areas of Specialty:
  • Patent prosecution
  • Trademarks
  • Copyrights
  • Trade secrets
  • Licensing activities and negotiation
  • Intellectual property and economic development
Kristy Owen
Technology Transfer Specialist
(217) 545-6397
Areas of Specialty:
  • Invention disclosure and evaluation
  • Material Transfer Agreements (MTAs)
  • Confidential Disclosure Agreements (CDAs)
  • Combination agreements and other research-related agreements
  • Grant and industry-sponsored research support
Kerri Taylor
Office Manager, OTT/ADRFA
(217) 545-3824
Areas of Specialty:
  • Office support
  • General inquiries

Patent & Copyright Committee Membership List

To view the current list of P&CC members, click here: P&CC membership list.

The Patent and Copyright Committee (P & CC), appointed by the Dean and Provost of the School of Medicine, exists to review and make recommendations for the disposition of intellectual property. The P & CC meets several times a year to also discuss and make determinations on the approval process, policy issues, support strategies and licensing activities performed and followed by the Office of Technology Transfer.