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About the Industrial Contracts Office

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The Industrial Contracts Office (ICO) is a unit within the Office of Technology Licensing, Stanford's technology transfer office. ICO is responsible for reviewing, negotiating and signing research-related agreements on behalf of Stanford with industry and some non-profit collaborators. ICO Contract Officers have authority to sign agreements on behalf of Stanford University and ensure that all agreements are in compliance with Stanford policy, sound business practice, and legal requirements.

ICO handles the following types of agreements:

ICO works closely with research and administrative offices throughout Stanford to ensure compliance with Stanford policy and regulatory concerns. ICO also provides advice and guidance to other Stanford offices on intellectual property terms and related policies. 

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ICO enables Stanford research by negotiating mutually beneficial agreements with external collaborators that preserve academic freedom and scientific integrity. We ensure that resulting Stanford technology can be developed to its full potential to serve the public interest.


To set the standard for excellence, leadership and collaboration in contracting in furtherance of research, teaching and public service.

ICO Core Values, Excellence
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Karin Immergluck
Associate Vice Provost, Office of Technology Licensing

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Tatiana Sorokina
Associate Director, Team Manager

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Roxana Malene
Senior Industrial Contracts Officer

Katherine Dominque Lane

Katherine Lane
Industrial Contracts Officer

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Leslie Huang
Industrial Contracts Officer



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Jacqueline Lyandres
Senior Industrial Contracts Officer, Team Manager

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Emma Yang
Senior Industrial Contracts Officer

Madeleine Kieca
Industrial Contracts Officer

Sana Onayeva-Garreau
Industrial Contracts Officer

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Industrial Contracts Officer

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Fanny Chu    
Industrial Contracts Officer, MTA

Tamara Caine 
Industrial Contracts Officer, MTA

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Industrial Contracts Officer

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Liz Long 
Senior Industrial Contracts Coordinator, Team Manager

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Brandon Yu 
Industrial Contracts Coordinator

Yana Teofilovich 
Administrative Associate