University and Technology Company Partnerships (University of Michigan)

Tom Nash filed this request with the University of Michigan of Michigan.
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From: Tom Nash

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Michigan's Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA"), I hereby request the following records:

- Partnership agreements or memorandums of understanding between the university and the following companies issued between 2005 and the time this request is processed.

- Any subsequent reports issued related to those agreements or partnerships between 2005 and the time this request is processed.

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)
Apple Inc.
ARM Holdings
Exxon Mobil
Ford Motor Company
General Electric
The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
Nvidia Corporation
Texas Instruments

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.


Tom Nash

From: Patricia Sellinger

I am writing in regard to your Freedom of Information Act request below
dated January 6, 2015, which was received on January 7, 2015.

Due to the large number of requests currently being processed by
this office, it will not be possible to respond to your request within
the five-day period accorded by the Michigan Freedom of Information
Act. However, under Section 5 (2) (d) of the Act, the University
is permitted to extend the deadline for not more than 10 business days.

The University will respond to your request on or before January 28, 2015.

Thank you,

Patricia Sellinger
Patricia J. Sellinger
FOIA Coordinator
University of Michigan
2025 Fleming Administration Building
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1340
Phone 734-763-5082
Fax 734-763-1399

From: University of Michigan

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To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Jan. 6, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.