For Industry

The DIPP, Office of Technology Development (OTD) and Office of Legal Affairs follow up with the administration, development, disposition (including assignment of ownership and licensing rights) and commercialization of NJIT’s intellectual property in a manner consistent with the objectives of the NJIT Patent Policy.

NJIT welcomes opportunities to discuss potential licensing and technology transfer with industry, businesses and organizations. The development phase for licensing and technology transfer usually includes discussion on the following topics.  

  1. Licensee's Needs and Objectives
  2. NJIT-Licensee Mutual Interest and Expectations
    • Commercial development
    • Potential benefits
    • Potential conflict of interest
    • Risk assessment
    • Risk management
    • Potential return of investment
    • Future Developments
  3. License Options and General Terms of License Agreements

    • Field(s) of use
    • Exclusivity
    • Sublicensing
    • Duration
    • Diligence milestones
    • Business plan
    • Management team
    • Rights
    • Fees and Royalties
    • Funding and future relationship
    • Pre-commercialization and commercialization

Interested potential licensees may review the “Available Technologies” and submit an inquiry or contact:

​Intellectual Property and Patents  

Sanjiv M. Chokshi, Esq.
Assistant General Counsel for Patents and Intellectual Property

Manager, Patents & Licensing Administration

Technology Development

Judith Sheft
Associate Vice President, Technology Development

Office of Legal Affairs

Holly Stern, J.D.
General Counsel and Vice President, Legal Affairs

Office of Research

Atam P. Dhawan, Ph.D.
Vice Provost for Research
Distinguished Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering


The DIPP reports jointly to the Office of Research and the Office of General Counsel.