Managing the intellectual property (IP) and contracts database, Susan ensures accuracy, completeness and availability of OCCD data. She also manages the reporting and tracking of federally funded inventions and patents, in compliance with the regulations of the Bayh-Dole Act.
Susan has worked in IP administrative management since 2005 when she joined Strands, Inc. as their IP & Corporate Paralegal, later to become their IP Manager. Strands is a local start-up founded in 2004 by OSU affiliates. Susan earned a Paralegal Certificate from University of Washington in 2004, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Oregon State University in 1992.