Staff of the Technology Transfer Office
Daniel came to MSU in 2016, following 16 years of technology development experience in industry. His first 8 years were in the semiconductor capital equipment industry, developing processes and equipment to deposit ultrathin conformal layers of metal on silicon wafers, a critical step in the manufacture of cutting edge electronics. His most recent industry role included product development and management of the corporate intellectual property program. Daniel has been granted 25 US patents, and has BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Physics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Nick works with faculty to help develop intellectual property and facilitates agreements with industry for MSU to conduct research, perform testing and to license university technology. He has worked in technology transfer for over twenty years in positions that include being a liaison to industry for a university engineering research center, facilitating licensing of technology from federal laboratories, and licensing university intellectual property. He holds a B.A. in biology and B.S. in engineering from Humboldt State University and a M.S. in engineering from Rice University.firstname.lastname@example.org
Quinton specializes in biomedical and related biotechnologies. He joined TTO in 2016 after working for a large tech firm negotiating complex transactions with commercial and public sector customers. He has a law degree from the University of Montana, and a doctorate in molecular biology from Montana State University. Quinton is also a certified licensing email@example.com
Madeleine monitors patent, trademark, and annuity deadlines, and works with inventors, patent counsel, and licensees to coordinate legal documentation for patent and trademark applications. She also manages the intellectual property database and maintains the TTO website and metrics. She holds a B.S. from Millikin University.firstname.lastname@example.org
Tricia provides accounting services and oversight to the Technology Transfer Office. She has over 16 years of experience working with accounting and budgeting in higher education. She has a degree in Business Accounting from Montana State University.
Denise supports the TTO staff in various administrative activities, including processing incoming and outgoing agreements, fulfilling MSU's federal invention reporting requirements, updating our database, and accounting support.