SLAC Legal Contacts
Phone: (650) 926-3508
Phone: (650) 926-8708
Phone: (650) 926-3073
Steve Porter (Retired)
If you have a general legal question unrelated to specific SLAC operations, contact the Director of Legal Services at the Stanford University Office of General Counsel at (650) 723-9751.
SLAC Contract Management
The Contract Management Office (“CM”) is a part of SLAC’s Contractor Assurance Management Group. CM is responsible for facilitating processes for the management of the DOE/Stanford University Contract, review and analysis of new or changing requirements and new rulemaking, maintaining strong relationships with the DOE SLAC Site Office, institutional input into DOE Directives and DOE Technical Standards, and SLACTrak.
Tracking tool to manage the DOE/Stanford University Contract for the management and operation of SLAC.
SLAC Research Partnership & Technology Transfer
SLAC Research Partnership & Technology Transfer furthers SLAC’s mission to carry out research and develop technologies in support of national priorities. This office assists with the development of relationships with industry and other governmental agencies to better bridge the gap between scientific discoveries and their practical applications.
SLAC Institutional Policies
Published SLAC institutional policies and governance documents.
Research Partnership and Technology Commercialization
The Research Partnership and Technology Commercialization (“RPTC”) group focuses on identifying and managing SLAC-developed intellectual property and establishing new research and licensing relationships with the private sector. The office works to explore potential funding opportunities from non-governmental entities, patent and commercialize SLAC technologies, and help facilitate agreements for working with the industry.
Third-Party Activity Review Committee Form (TARC)
The Third-Party Activity Review Committee (“TARC”) reviews and approves all third-party activities. Third-party activities are defined as any new activity between SLAC and a foreign or domestic third party, including Stanford University, that has the potential to obligate SLAC, regardless of whether or not funding into the laboratory is involved. All laboratory employees, faculty and joint faculty who plan to engage in any third-party activities on behalf of the lab are required to read the policy and, when appropriate, use the TARC form.
The communications site includes information on communications guidelines with third parties, as well as forms for different types of releases.
A user agreement is required for all users to access the DOE national user facilities at SLAC or to participate in any experiments.
Stanford University Counsel
Please visit this site for all non-SLAC related legal questions.
Office of the Ombuds
This office is designed to be a neutral, confidential, and informal channel for resolving conflicts within Stanford University.
Office of Technology Licensing
This office manages the transfer and licensing of technologies developed at Stanford.
Risk Management Department
This department manages the health and safety of members of the University community and the public from any hazards incidental to operations of the University.
Stanford Administrative Guide
Stanford’s guidelines for non-research University activities that govern workplace interactions, approaches, procedures, and processes.
- Protection of Minors
Policies regarding the protection of the welfare and safety of all minor persons who participate in University-sponsored and SLAC events (Stanford Administrative Guide 1.8.1 https://adminguide.stanford.edu/chapter-1).
- Protection of Minors
- Lab Partnering Service
Provides parties looking to advance energy innovation with connections with leading DOE national laboratory technical experts to answer questions or opportunities to build partnerships