Eric Gardanier

Eric Gardanier

Eric Gardanier
Intellectual Property Counsel and Director, Intellectual Property & Technology Transfer 

Practice Areas: Copyrights, Trademarks, Patents, Technology Transfer

Eric Gardanier oversees the Office of Intellectual Property & Technology Transfer, which is responsible for evaluating, protecting, and licensing the University’s intellectual property. Eric also provides legal counsel on intellectual property related matters at the university.


  • 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)