|Inventors recognized for contributions to intellectual property|
The Office of Intellectual Property Commercialization and Economic Development held the first inventor’s recognition ceremony March 13. There were 54 inventors from seven UND schools and colleges. Two UND centers were recognized for filing 47 invention disclosures, 38 patent applications, and four trademark applications.
The following filed an invention disclosure: Ted Aulich, Energy & Environmental Research Center; Anamitro Banerjee, chemistry; Ofer Beeri, space studies; Timothy Bigelow, electrical engineering; David Bradley, microbiology and immunology; Matthew Cavalli, mechanical engineering; Liying Chi, anatomy and cell biology; Colin Combs, pharmacology, physiology and therapeutics; Pablo de Leon, space studies; Saleh Faruque, electrical engineering; Jonathan Geiger, pharmacology, physiology and therapeutics; Othman Ghribi, pharmacology, physiology and therapeutics; Dagmar Hajkova, biochemistry and molecular biology; Jade Herzog, family medicine; Andi Jakupi, geology and geological engineering; Naima Kaabouch, electrical engineering; Edward Kolodka, chemical engineering; Evguenii Kozliak, chemistry; Alena Kubatova, chemistry; Evelyn Labun, nursing; Nathan Lilke, electrical engineering; Rugao Liu, anatomy and cell biology; Larry Louisiana II, chemistry; Michael Mann, chemical engineering; Ronald Marsh, computer science; Barry Milavetz, biochemistry and molecular biology; Masaru Miyagi, biochemistry and molecular biology; Darrin Muggli, chemical engineering; Ryan Nelson, chemical engineering, Julius Ngwendson, chemistry; Matthew Nilles, microbiology and immunology; Linda Olson, medical education; David Pierce, chemistry; K.C. Sekhar Rao, biochemistry and molecular biology; Wayne Riveland, Human Nutrition Research Center; Robert Rubeck, family medicine; Michele Schenk, mechanical engineering; Richard Schultz, electrical engineering; Wayne Seames, chemical engineering; Stephen Stripe, family practice-Minot; Brian Tande, chemical engineering; Sam Trandem, mechanical engineering; Eric Walter, family medicine; Min Wu, biochemistry and molecular biology; Eleanor Yurkovich, nursing; Marcellin Zahui, mechanical engineering; Thomas Zeidlik, aviation instruction; Zhengwen Zeng, geology and geological engineering; Xiaojun Julia Zhao, chemistry.
The following filed a U.S. or foreign patent application: Ted Aulich, Anamitro Banerjee, David Bradley, Liying Chi, Dagmar Hajkova, Evguenii Kozliak, Rugao Liu, Michael Mann, Barry Milavetz, Masaru Miyagi, Darrin Muggli, Julius Ngwendson, Linda Olson, David Pierce, K.C. Sekhar Rao, Wayne Seames, Stephen Stripe, Thomas Zeidlik, Xiaojun Julia Zhao.
The following filed a U.S. trademark application: Steven Light, political science and public administration; Linda Olson, Kathryn Rand, law school.
Linda Olson had three registered trademarks and Evguenii Kozliak had an issued U.S. patent application.
The Office of Intellectual Property Commercialization and Economic Development is responsible for working with faculty and students to support innovative activity at the University of North Dakota.
-- James K. Petell, Associate Vice President, IP Commercialization & Economic Development, email@example.com, 777-6708