The Intellectual Property Advisory Committee (IPAC) was created by GCP’s Executive Board, to advise the EB on strategic intellectual property (IP) matters, and also on specific issues or problems within GCP related to IP identified either by the EB or by GCP management.


1.    Shawn Sullivan — law office and general counsel to International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI)


2.    Cecilia Chi-Ham—PIPRA/University of California, Davis, USA
3.    Rose Ndegwa—Texas A&M University, Technology Transfer Office, USA
4.    Tankred Schuhman—Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research, Germnay
5.    Maria Jose (Zeze) Sampaio—EMBRAPA, Brazil