Intellectual Property Task Force

Provost Robert L. Barchi has appointed an Intellectual Property Task Force to consider our current intellectual property policy and revisions to the policy that have been recommended by the Faculty Senate committee. Dr. Peter Conn, Deputy Provost, and Dr. Barbara Lowery, Associate Provost, will co-chair the task force, which plans to publish its recommendations for comment by the end of June, 2000. In consultation with the Faculty Senate chairs, the following faculty have been asked to serve on the task force:

  • Eric Clemens, Professor, Operations & Information Management
  • Peter Conn (co-chair), Deputy Provost; Professor, English
  • David Farber, Alfred Fitler Moore Professor of Telecommunications Systems; Professor, Computer & Information Science
  • Mike Fitts, Robert G. Fuller, Jr. Professor of Law
  • Richard Kihlstrom, Miller-Freedman Professor of Finance
  • Barbara Lowery (co-chair), Associate Provost; Independence Foundation Professor of Nursing
  • Mitchell Marcus, RCA Professor of Artificial Intelligence; Chair, Computer & Information Science
  • Gail Morrison, Vice Dean of Education; Professor, Medicine
  • Russell Neuman, Professor, Communications
  • Jim O'Donnell, Vice Provost, Information Systems & Computing; Professor, Classical Studies
  • Gerald Porter, Professor, Mathematics
  • Kenneth Shropshire, Professor, Legal Studies; Associate Professor, Real Estate
  • Peter Stallybrass, Professor, English
  • Dana Tomlin, Professor, Landscape Architecture & Regional Planning

Please direct questions or comments regarding Intellectual Property Policy to Task Force staff members Peter Conn (pconn@english.upenn.edu), Barbara Lowery (loweryb@pobox.upenn.edu) or Bethany Zecher (zecher@pobox.upenn.edu).


Almanac, Vol. 46, No. 17, January 18, 2000

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