Mitch is the Intellectual Property (IP) Licensing and Commercialization Associate for Oregon State University’s Microproducts Breakthrough Institute, a collaboration among OSU, Pacific Northwest National Laboratories (PNNL), and Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnologies Institute (ONAMI). He works directly with OSU Faculty to develop, capture, and commercialize innovations in multilaminate microchannel devices and fabrication techniques. This includes chemical factories for nanoparticle films, high-efficient heat exchangers, hydrogen storage systems, solar cell production, and life science devices. Mitch is currently launching a MBI business team to commercialize the institute’s microchannel heat exchangers and is leading several IP licensing negotiations related to nano-material production.
Mitch has been extensively involved with research, patenting, and licensing for more than 10 years. Prior to joining OSU, he was a Global IP Licensing Manager for Hewlett-Packard (HP) Corporate and a Global Business Alliance Manager. In these roles, he led IP licensing programs over a wide range of technologies and established global alliances with market and technology leaders outside of HP’s established alliance programs. An Oregon registered Professional Engineer, he holds five granted US patents in a wide variety of technologies.
Specializing in innovations by the Microproducts Breakthrough Institute