Intellectual Property Disclosure Incentive Program 2014


James Madison University is pleased to recognize the inventors eligible for the Intellectual Property Disclosure Incentive Program during the period ended June 30, 2014 and selected as winners of the $2,000 Incentive award from James Madison Innovations.

Congratulations to the following people in recognition of their innovations.



Intellectual Property

Richard Orebaugh
Lorie Miller

University Recreation

Boxing Wrap Auto Roller

Cara Meixner
Megan Rodgers

Center for
Faculty Innovation

Course Redesign
Assessment Instruments

Cindi Smead

Sponsored Programs

Budgetary Management for Grants

Greg Werner


Bar Disinfectant Cleaning Device

Michael Hall
Tom Wilcox

and 4-VA

Band-Pass Filter Designs for
Acoustic Musical Instruments

The following criteria were used to select eligible IP disclosures for the award recognition:

  • Disclosed IP must have university IP rights per University Policy 1107 
  • IP must be protectable (either through patent or copyright or trademark)
  • IP disclosed must demonstrate a market need or a compelling reason that others would find the invention/created work innovative, valuable, and/or useful.

If you have an innovation or business idea, check out these resources to help you:

  • JMU Technology Innovation
  • ICE@JMU – Innovation-Collaboration-Entrepreneurship with prototyping equipment funded by 4-VA in the Ice House

If you have any questions, please contact Mary Lou Bourne at or 568-2865.

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Published: Monday, October 27, 2014

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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