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Intellectual Property

Mission Statement

Purdue University seeks to optimize the environment and incentives for research and scholarship, and for the creation of new knowledge by bringing the fruits of these activities, our intellectual property, into practical use for the benefit of society as quickly and effectively as possible.


Purdue University Intellectual Property Policy and Procedures

Purdue University Intellectual Property Policy is available at (

Procedures for Disclosure, Assignment and Commercialization of Intellectual Property - click here to view the procedures

Periodic Intellectual Property Assignment

Intellectual Property-related question

Contact Ken Sandel, Senior IP Officer, ( or (765) 494-1063)

Frequently Asked Questions: Outside Activity and Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property Disclosure
Contact the Office of Technology Commercialization (
Intellectual Property on current SPS awards
Contact Earl Knight III, Director of SPS Contracting ( or (765) 494-1059)
Intellectual Property with Corporate Partners
Copyright for course material or publications
Contact the University Copyright Office (; Donna Ferullo, (765) 496-3864
Purdue trademarks, brands, and logos
Contact Purdue Trademarks and Licensing (; David Wilson, 765-494-1077

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