Brian Wright

Director for Commercialization

re: Technology Licensing, Start-ups



The Office of Innovation Advancement and Commercialization (IAC) serves as the link between the commercial marketplace and Auburn University innovations. IAC evaluates and protects Auburn University's intellectual property, seeks licensing agreements with commercial entities, and collaborates to form start-up companies to take Auburn research developments into the marketplace for the public benefit.

Services provided by IAC include:                                                          

  • Marketing of Auburn’s innovations
  • Inception of customer discovery processes, business models and business plans
  • Working with start-up companies licensing Auburn technologies
  • Negotiation of NDAs, term sheets and option & license agreements
  • Management of the patent, copyright and trademark processes


Office of Innovation Advancement
and Commercialization

formerly the Office of Technology Transfer

570 Devall Drive, Suite 102
Auburn, Alabama 36832

Phone : 334.844.4977 

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