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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

Delegation of authority documents

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


For the 4/1/2014 delegation document:
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Intellectual Property & Industry Research Alliances
(Carol Mimura)
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For the 9/30/13 delegation document:
Director, Business Contracts and Brand Protection
(Maria Rubenshteyn)
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For the 4/23/12 delegation document:
University Librarian
(Jeffrey MacKie-Mason)
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UC Davis
Delegation of authority documents are available from the Administrative Policy site.

Executive Director of Innovation Access
(William Tucker)
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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
(Richard Sudek)

Managing Director, Research Translation Group
(David Tiemeier)

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

Director, Industry Sponsored Research

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 230.7:
University Librarian
(Virginia Steel)
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For DA 230.08:
Deputy Director, School of Law Library
(Kevin Gerson)
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For DA 230.10:

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 Business and Administrative Services
(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.

Delegation of authority documents are available from the Campus Administrative Policies page.

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, Office of Technology & Industry Alliances
(Sherylle Mills Englander)
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UC Santa Cruz
Delegation of authority documents are available from the UCSC Delegations page.

Vice Chancellor for Research
(Scott Brandt)

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research - Industry Alliances and Technology Commercialization


Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Chief Technology Transfer Officer
(Russell Carrington)
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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.

Research Policy Analysis and Coordination
(Brian Russ and Janna Tom)
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