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Below is a list of known UC delegations of authority related to UC-owned copyrights.  The delegated authorities identified below can grant copyright licenses (among other things) pertaining to UC-owned copyrights within their respective jurisdictions.

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UC delegations of authority for copyright permissions

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UC Berkeley
Delegation of authority documents are available from Compliance Services.


For the 4/23/12 delegation document:
University Librarian
(Jeffrey MacKie-Mason)
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For the 4/1/2014 delegation document:
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Intellectual Property & Industry Research Alliances
(Carol Mimura)

Director, Business Contracts and Brand Protection
(Michèle Huff)
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UC Davis
Delegation of authority documents are available from the Administrative Policy site.

Innovation and Technology Commercialization
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UC Irvine
Delegation of authority documents are available from Irvine’s Official University Policies & Procedures site.

Chief Innovation Officer and Executive Director, Applied Innovation
(Errol Arkilic)

Managing Director, Research Translation Group
(David Tiemeier)

Senior Director, Licensing, Invention Transfer Group
(Ronnie Hanecak)

Director, Industry Sponsored Research
(David Gibbons)

Staff listing for Applied Innovation
Consult the
UCI Directory for contact information

Delegation of authority documents are available from UCLA’s Delegations of Authority page.

For DA 230.13:
University Librarian
(Virginia Steel)
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For DA 230.11:
Director, School of Law Library
(Kevin Gerson)
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For DA 230.12:

  • Vice Chancellor for Research
    (Roger Wakimoto)

  • Associate Vice Chancellor and CEO & President, Technology Development Group
    (Amir Naiberg)

  • Senior Director, Technology Development (Dina Lozofsky)

  • Senior Director, Technology Development Group (Mark Wisniewski)

  • Technology Development Group staff listing

  • UCLA Directory

UC Merced
Delegation of authority documents are available on the UC Merced Policies and Procedures site.

University Librarian
(Haipeng Li)
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UC Riverside
Delegation of authority documents are available on the
UC Riverside Delegations of Authority page.

Vice Chancellor of Planning, Budget, and Administration
(Gerry Bomotti)
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University Librarian
(Steven Mandeville-Gamble)
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UC San Diego
Delegation of authority documents are available from UCSD Resource Management & Planning. They can only be viewed by registered users.

  • 10/6/1998 UCSD DA1972 delegates authority to the Director of Technology Transfer.

Key Contact: Senior Innovation and Commercialization Manager 
Skip Cynar)

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Specific authority to license copyrights has been delegated to all innovation and commercialization managers.

Information about Delegations of Authority is available from the Campus Administrative Policies site.

No delegation about copyright or intellectual property has been posted.

Innovation, Technology & Alliances
Executive Director, Technology Management
(Anthony Francis)
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UC Santa Barbara
2/13/2003 “Redelegation of Contract Authority for Copyright Licensing Agreements” available on request from UCSB. See the UCSB Delegations of Authority page for contact information.

Director, Technology & Industry Alliances
(Claire Driscoll)
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UC Santa Cruz
Delegation of authority documents are available from the UCSC Delegations page.

Vice Chancellor for Research
(John MacMillan, Interim)

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research - Industry Alliances and Technology Commercialization


Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Chief Technology Transfer Officer
(Jesse Kindra)
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Division of Agriculture & Natural Resources

Marketing Director
(Cynthia Kintigh)
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UC Office of the President
For works created centrally at the Office of the President, rather than at one of the campuses or labs.

Knowledge Transfer Office
(Kimberly Jones-Ross)
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UC Press

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