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Technology Transfer and Innovation

The Office of Technology Transfer and Innovation (OTTI) manages patents, copyrights and trademarks, and works with faculty and the Intellectual Property Committee to file patents for inventions. The office also acts as industry's gateway to innovation at the University of Houston, uniting UH with start-ups, midsize companies, large corporations and non-profit organizations to bring university discoveries to the marketplace. OTTI oversees the IP Committee, Technology GAP Fund and the Innovation Center and Labs.


Intellectual Property

Dr. Natalie Davis

Robert Prosak, J.D.
Associate Director

Dr. Brian Shedd
Licensing Director

Dr. Tanushree Chatterji
Assistant Director, Licensing

George Gillespie
Technology Transfer Associate

Shaheen Lokhandwala
Startup Program Manager

Tina Blakes
Administrative Assistant

Innovation Center and Labs

Ryan Black
Program Director 2

Nancy Mostafa
Administrative Assistant