Intellectual Property Committee

 

The University of Ghana's Intellectual Property Commitee is responsible for providing guidance on interllectual property emanating for research, innovative and creative activities undertaking by reseachers, faculty and students at the University.

 

The Committee will perform the following functions in the interest of the University;

a) Evaluate intellectual property disclosures and recommend the best mechanism for protection. The Committee may perform this function in consultation with experts in the particular field concerned;

b) Offer advice on the extent to which the University will support the development of an intellectual property;

c) Recommend the conditions under which the University may renounce its intellectual property rights;

d) Advise on the establishment of spin-out companies and the proportion of equity share to be contributed by the founders of the company;

e) Facilitate the mediation of disputes concerning intellectual property;

f) Issue an annual report on its activities;

g) Perform other functions as required for the development of the University’s intellectual property.

1

Professor George Obeng Adjei

Representing the Pro Vice Chancellor, RID

2

Professor Firibu Kwesi Saalia

School of Graduate Studies

3

Professor Bedman Nartey

University of Ghana Business School

4

Professor William Baah Darteh

College of Basic and Applied Sciences

5

Professor Kwamena W.C. Sagoe

College of Health Sciences

6

Dr. Akua Anyidoho

College of Humanities

7

Dr. Musah Adams

College of Education

8

Mr. Kwasi Odame

Finance Directorate

9

Mrs. Grace Issahaque

 Registrar General's Department

10

Mrs. Diana A. Owusu Antwi

Office of Research, Innovation & Development

11

Ms. Ethel Asantewaa Hanson

Office of the Legal Counsel

12

Mr. Richmond Obuah

Graduate Students’ Association of Ghana

13

Nomination yet to be received

Student Representative Council

The Committee may co-opt members to provide relevant insight and expertise on intellectual property or other technical matters. Co-opted members will include researchers, industry practitioners, etc. with technical expertise in the field in which the particular intellectual property is to be evaluated.

a) The Committee will meet at least once a semester. Adhoc meetings may be held when necessary.

b) An agenda for discussion together with any discussion papers will be circulated to members at least seven days prior to the meeting date.