Intellectual Property Transfer Committee

Tuskegee University, as an institute of higher learning, has one of its primary functions to continue to search for new knowledge in all fields in which the university community is active.  The University views research by its faculty and within its own community as an important path to the discovery of knowledge and its definition in forms most useful to the University and the community it serves.  The university recognizes creativity of its faculty, staff and students in research, teaching, and service, as well as in all other areas of intellectual pursuit.  Within the scope of its mission, priorties, objectives and resources, the university seeks to strenghten and improve its capacity to educate its students and contribute to society.

Members College/Department Telephone Numbers
Teshome Yehualaeshet, Chair  College of Veterinary Medicine 334-727-8107
Deloris Alexander College of Arts and Sciences  334-724-4550
Juanita Roberts Library 334-727-8894
Cassandra Thomas College of Business and Information Science 334-727-8587
Henry Findlay School of Education 334-727-8599
Michael Curry College of Arts and Sciences 334-724-4489
Vijaya Rangari College of Engineering 334-724-4875
Cynthia Wilson, Community Member Non-Affiliated Member 334-727-8985

* Ex-Offico- Felecia Moss Grant Office of Research and Sponsored Programs 

The Intellectual Property Committee regular scheduled meeting date is the last Wednesday of each month except December. Any invention disclosure form submittred after that deadline is generally reviewed in next month's Intellectual meeting.  Disclosures received by 4:30 p.m. on the dealine date will be considered for discusion at Intellectual Property Committee meeting that month. Otherwise, it will be reviewed the next month.   

2018 Meeting Dates:                                                  Disclosure Submission Due Deadline:

January 31, 2018                                                        January 17, 2018
February 28, 2018                                                       February 14, 2018
March 28, 2018                                                           March 14, 2018
April 25, 2018                                                              April 11, 2018
May 30, 2018                                                              May 16, 2018
June 27, 2018                                                             June 13, 2018                                         
July 25, 2018                                                              July 11, 2018
August 29, 2018                                                         August 15, 2018                                            
September 26, 2018                                                  September 12, 2018 
October 31, 2018                                                       October 17, 2018              
November 28, 2018                                                   November 14, 2018

Submit one (1) copy of the application packet to Ms. Felecia Grant at Kenney Hall 44-328, Tuskegee, Alabama 36088 and email one (1) electronic copy to

The following documents need to submitted to the committee for approval:

  • Disclosure Application (see below)
  • Powerpoint Presentation on the Project  
  • Patent and Copyright Agreement (see below)

Disclosure Form (Fillable) 
Patents Applications Filed