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Office of Technology Transfer
Nakanishi, Brian
Assistant Administrator, Office of Technology Transfer
brian.nakanishi@usda.gov
301-504-4879
5601 Sunnyside Avenue
GWCC 2-2142
Beltsville, MD 20705

Home Page: /office-of-technology-transfer/

Mission:
The Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) is responsible for ARS’ Technology Transfer Program and the technology licensing program for all intramural research conducted by USDA. The mission of OTT is to: 1) utilize patenting and licensing to enhance research impact; 2) develop strategic partnerships with outside institutions; and 3) perform functions that enhance the effective transfer of ARS technologies to users.

  Research Operations and Management
    Office of Technology Transfer
People:
Atkinson, Ariel
(301) 504-1179

Supervisory Patent Advisor
Baker, Kate
(301) 504-6905

MANAGEMENT ANALYST
Boettinger, Carla
(301) 504-5734

Tech Licensing Compliance Specialist
Contreras, Vince
(301) 504-4781

Technology Licensing Specialist
Gantt, Kelli
(301) 504-7269

Sr. Legal Administrative Specialist
Gaudet, John
(301) 504-4558

Technology Licensing Specialist
Goodes, Dennis
(301) 504-4838

Deputy Assistant Administrator, OTT
Halsey, Diana
(301) 504-4878

Technology Licensing Specialist
Hedrick, Claudia
(301) 504-3280

Sr. Legal Administrative Specialist
Jackson, Joshalyn
(301) 504-1198

Jr. Legal Administrative Specialist
Jones, Robert
(301) 504-7270

Patent Advisor (General)
McCormick, Robin
(301) 504-6532

Sr. Legal Administrative Specialist
McNemar, Mark
(301) 504-1172

Patent Advisor General
Moore, Mary
(301) 504-6786

Program Support Specialist
Nakanishi, Brian
(301) 504-4879

Assistant Administrator, Office of Technology Transfer
Penot, Deborah Debbie
(301) 504-5003

Foreign Patent Specialist
Restrepo-Hartwig, Maria
(301) 504-1176

Patent Advisor (General)
Saleem, Amir
(301) 504-1200

Jr. Legal Administrative Specialist
Tyson, Latoya
(301) 504-1555

Legal Instruments Examiner (Patents and Licenses)
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