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The Office of Innovation Advancement & Commercialization, or IAC, (formerly the Office of Technology Transfer) has announced three of its employees received professional certifications in 2015. Jan Dowdle Thornton, director, George Konstant, associate director for contract administration, and Brian Wright, associate director for commercialization, all received the Certified Licensing Professional, or CLP, certification. This designation recognizes professionals who have demonstrated their experience and proficiency in the licensing and commercialization of intellectual property by passing a standardized exam. Wright also received a Registered Technology Transfer Professional, or RTTP, designation, which acknowledges a high level of technology transfer skills and knowledge via an application process reviewed and validated by an independent organization. In addition to these achievements, Thornton, Konstant and Wright surpassed 50 years of combined experience in technology transfer at Auburn in 2015.