Intellectual Property Review

Intellectual Property Review Committee advises the Provost and various offices on issues related to intellectual property and serves as an oversight and education/resource committee to the university on intellectual-property issues. The committee reviews intellectual-property matters relative to W&L's intellectual-property policy and serves as a decision-making body in the case of any dispute relating to intellectual-property policy. The committee consists of seven members, including the General Counsel, the University Librarian, and representatives of the law school, the arts, and the sciences, for five-year terms.

John Tombarge, Chair

Ex Officio Members:

  • Jennifer Kirkland, Acting General Counsel
  • John Tombarge, University Librarian

Five Appointed Faculty Members - 5-year terms:

  • Paula Kiser, University Library - January 2020 - June 2022 (replacing Elizabeth Teaffe, University Library - Winter 2017-2020)
  • Brian Alexander, Politics - 2019-2024
  • Alex Zhang, Law School - 2019-2024
  • Joel Kuehner, Physics and Engineering - 2015-2020
  • Andrea Lepage, Art and Art History - 2015-2020