Research & Intellectual Property

Attorneys & Staff

The Research and Intellectual Property Team is comprised of attorneys Ben Griffiths, Nancy Lynch, Lisa Wilson, Brian Vaughan, Andrew Norman, and Brigid Daly.


The Research and Intellectual Property Team advises the campus community on issues related to research compliance and intellectual property ownership and transfer. Specifically, the Team provides counsel in the following areas:

Allegations of Scientific Misconduct
Animal Research
Biosafety and Biosecurity
Conflict of Interest Management
Copyright Ownership
Export Control
FDA Compliance
Human Subjects Research
Laboratory Safety and Security
Material Transfer Agreements
Sponsored Research Agreements
Stem Cell Research
Technology Transfer
Trademark Ownership and Licensing