Tech Transfer - University of Michigan

Fueling Economic Development

Robin Rasor

Title: Managing Director of Licensing
Phone: 734.615.8433
Assistant: Laura Charlick
Assistant Phone: 734.615.0358
As Managing Director of Licensing, Ms. Rasor oversees staff handling all functions of the licensing process at the University ranging from management and marketing of disclosures to developing and negotiating appropriate licensing terms for license agreements, and finally to maintaining and monitoring existing agreements.

Previously, Ms. Rasor was Director of Licensing at The Ohio State University. Her primary focus was on technologies arising from life sciences research from the Colleges of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Biological Sciences, Dentistry, Medicine, Pharmacy and Veterinary Sciences. In her previous ten years experience with Battelle Columbus Laboratories, a leading US contract research firm, Ms. Rasor traveled extensively to Japan and Europe for marketing and research programs.

Ms. Rasor has a MS in Genetics from The Ohio State University and a BS in Bacteriology and Zoology from Ohio Wesleyan University. She has earned the CLP (Certified Licensing Professional) credential and is the President and Chair of the Board of Governors of Certified Licensing Professionals, Inc.  Ms. Rasor is a Past President of the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) Board of Trustees.  She has also served on the Board of Directors, most recently as Treasurer, of the Ann Arbor Area Chamber of Commerce.

In 2005, she was awarded the President's Award for service to AUTM. In 2007, Ms. Rasor was part of the team headed by Dr. Arul Chinnaiyan honored by The American Association for Cancer Research in its first annual AACR Team Science Award. 

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