The Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) is Cornell University's technology transfer office. We manage technology for Cornell's Ithaca campus, Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell Tech, and Cornell AgriTech in Geneva.

CTL Staff

Leadership

Licensing & Business Development

Licensing and Business Development Directors and Officers focus on working with researchers and partnering Cornell technologies with industry sectors and new venture community.


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Ithaca Life Sciences

Phillip Owh

Associate Director, Licensing & Business Development – Life Sciences


Aris Despo

Senior Licensing and Business Development Officer


Ithaca Physical Sciences

Martin Teschl

Associate Director, Licensing & Business Development – Physical Sciences


Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM)















Innovation Partnerships

The Innovation Partnerships team leads CTL’s marketing, events, media and strategic partnership engagements with corporate partners, venture funds and startups.



Intellectual Property Management

This team focuses on managing patent application and prosecution, IP information, relationship with outside counsel and government reporting.



Patent Management (Ithaca)

IP Services

Contract & Finance

This team focuses on financial accounting services, contract services and royalty distributions.



Contract Services

Financial Services

Administration

Ithaca

Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM)