Patent Administrative Specialist
Laurel Corgard is responsible for government compliance with U.S. patent data requirements. Laurel enters new invention disclosures on the iEdison system and is also responsible for record retention. She supervises 3 student workers.
Laurel has worked at the University since 1986. Prior to joining Technology Commercialization, she was the Payroll Clerk for Sponsored Projects Administration (SPA). Before that, Laurel was the Program Secretary for the Ramsey County Guardian ad Litem Program. Previous to that, Laurel was the Executive Secretary to the Vice President of Marketing for ITT Life Insurance.