University Authorized Official. Assists or designates administrators to assist University personnel with patent disclosures, ownership determinations and conflict-of-interest issues related to technology transfer and entrepreneurial activities. Has a primary role in monitoring adherence to, and advising personnel on, PASSHE and University procedures in these areas. Organizes or designates personnel to organize on-campus education and outreach efforts, including collaborative efforts with the PASSHE TTO, such as information meetings on Technology Transfer matters, conflict-of-interest, and technology transfer aspects of outside activities. Makes the final determination to pursue patent filings and incur the costs associated with such action. Authorizes submission of Disclosures to the TTO. Ensures appointment letters contain references to the Guidelines. Consults with the Technology Transfer Office and University Legal Counsel on the more complex issues.