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Technology Transfer Program Contacts

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John J. Kaplan, Ph.D., J.D.

John J. Kaplan, Ph.D., J.D.
Director, Technology Transfer Program
202-632-7271
John.Kaplan@va.gov

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Technology Transfer Specialists by Region

   Lee Sylvers, PhD
Lee Sylvers, PhD
202-443-5646
Lee.Sylvers@va.gov
Kalpana Reddy, JD
202-443-5778
Kalpana.Reddy3@va.gov
Kerry Leonard, JD
Kerry Leonard, JD
202-443-5779
Kerry.Leonard@va.gov
Benjamin Henry
Benjamin Henry
202-443-5736
Benjamin.Henry@va.gov

* includes Puerto Rico
Christopher Drabik, JD
Christopher Drabik, JD
202-443-5688
Christopher.Drabik@va.gov

Please submit all Invention Disclosures to vattid@va.gov.

Technology Transfer Specialists

  Christopher Drabik, JD

202-443-5688

Christopher.drabik@va.gov
**Technology Transfer Specialist (10P9TT) Intellectual property management, including
  • invention evaluation,
  • obtaining intellectual property protection,
  • marketing inventions,
  • negotiating license agreements,
  • and advising on IP-related agreements and CRADAs.
  Lee Sylvers, PhD

202-443-5346

Lee.Sylvers@va.gov
**Technology Transfer Specialist (10P9TT) Intellectual property management, including
  • invention evaluation,
  • obtaining intellectual property protection,
  • marketing inventions,
  • negotiating license agreements,
  • and advising on IP-related agreements and CRADAs.
  Benjamin Henry

202-443-5736

Benjamin.Henry@va.gov
**Technology Transfer Specialist (10P9TT) Intellectual property management, including
  • invention evaluation,
  • obtaining intellectual property protection,
  • marketing inventions,
  • negotiating license agreements,
  • and advising on IP-related agreements and CRADAs.
  Kalpana Reddy, JD

202-443-5778

Kalpana.Reddy3@va.gov
**Technology Transfer Specialist (10P9TT) Intellectual property management, including
  • invention evaluation,
  • obtaining intellectual property protection,
  • marketing inventions,
  • negotiating license agreements,
  • and advising on IP-related agreements and CRADAs.
  Kerry Leonard, JD

202-443-5779

Kerry.Leonard@va.gov
**Technology Transfer Specialist (10P9TT) Intellectual property management, including
  • invention evaluation,
  • obtaining intellectual property protection,
  • marketing inventions,
  • negotiating license agreements,
  • and advising on IP-related agreements and CRADAs.

Technology Transfer Staff

Name and Contact Title Duties

Ryan Davis, JD

202-632-7554

Ryan.Davis7@va.gov

Management & Program Analyst

Patents, invention evaluations, marketing, contracts, operational process management, database management, and automation and process improvements, invention disclosures, database management, program office automation and administration.

Heather Patterson

202-461-7512

Heather.patterson@va.gov

Program Specialist

Contract Officer Representative, database efficiency and development evaluation, budget, program analysis and strategic planning.

Gloria Winford

202-443-5771

Gloria.Winford@va.gov

Program Analyst

Royalty payments and distributions, FAC-COR II, special projects, program analysis



Mailing Address:
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Technology Transfer Program (10P9TT)
810 Vermont Ave. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20420

Electronic Inquires:

Inquires related to the Invention Disclosures (ID) process or Inventor Certifications (IC): vattid@va.gov

Inquires related to CRADA issues (including process questions and eCRADA registry) or submission of annual reporting requirements: vhacottc@va.gov

Inquires related to either patent or royalty questions: vatechtp@va.gov


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