Eric Gardanier

Eric Gardanier

Eric Gardanier
Director, Office of Technology Commercialization & Intellectual Property Counsel

Practice Areas: Technology Commercialization, Copyrights, Trademarks, Patents

Eric Gardanier oversees the Office of Technology Commercialization, which is responsible for evaluating, protecting, and licensing the University’s intellectual property. Eric is also responsible for the provision of legal services on University intellectual property related matters.


  • Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Conner College of Law, J.D.
  • Arizona State University, B.S. in Electrical Engineering


  • Private practice (Snell & Wilmer, ALG Intellectual Property)
  • In-house (Intel, Motorola, Novell, Altiris/Symantec)


Professional Associations

  • Utah State Bar
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Registered Patent Attorney
  • Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM)
  • National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA)