Information for Inventors
The Office of Intellectual Property assists Florida Tech inventors by protecting their technology and marketing the technology for licensing.
Click here for the Florida Tech Policy on Patents and Copyrights for Faculty.
Click here for the Florida Tech Intellectual Property Policy for Students.
The Florida Tech Patent Committee will determine whether and to what extent the university has an interest in the discovery or invention. Members of the Patent Committee include:
Frank L. Kinney, Chair of the Committee, Vice President, Research
Richard Ford, Professor, Computer Sciences
Hamid Rassoul, Dean of College of Science Professor
Chelakara Subramanian, Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Joseph Dwyer, Professor, Physics and Space Sciences
John Trefry, Professor, Marine and Environmental Studies
Frdrick Ham, Dean of College of Engineering
John Politano, Associate Vice President for Research
Adrian Peter, Associate Professor, Engineering Systems
T. Dwayne McCay, Executive Vice President/COO