Protecting your Invention

Each member of the institute is expected to report inventions that might be useful, patentable or otherwise protectable to the Intellectual Property and Corporate Ventures Office.


Public disclosures such as publications, abstracts, presentations jeopardize your ability to protect your invention. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. the office before submitting a manuscript or a meeting abstract describing your invention, or before presenting your invention at any kind of seminar or conference.

The Intellectual Property and Corporate Ventures Office is available to discuss with you the patentability of your inventions. The decisions regarding patent filing, prosecution and maintenance are made by the Technology Transfer Committee.