Resources for Inventors
Commercialization coaching card: Contains tips to help you connect with industry partners and bring your technology to market.
Steps in the commercialization process: A guide to each step on the path to commercialization.
Technology evaluation criteria: Highlights the three aspects we use to evaluate new technologies' potential.
Provisional patents: Process & responsibilities: Explains what comes next after we file for a patent on your technology.
Intellectual Property Information
University patent filing process and responsibilities: Learn what to expect after we file a provisional patent application.
US Patent and Trademark Office: Contains information on US patents and trademarks, including a database of issued and pending patents.
Google Patents: Find and download copies of patents and patent applications.
Patent Lens: Search patents worldwide and make use of advanced comparison features.
US Copyright Office: Learn about and search for US copyrights.
World Intellectual Property Organization: Learn about international intellectual property, including patent applications.
BioTechnology Institute: Provides advanced research, training, and University-industry interaction in biological process technology.
Carlson Ventures Enterprise: Includes the “Innovation by Design” program that creates new business ventures.
Center for Translational Medicine: Provides a comprehensive portfolio of services that will augment the development and implementation of novel, medical treatment strategies.
Committee for Pharmaceutical Development: Aims to identify, develop, and commercialize pharmaceutical products by forming networks, fostering dialogue between university researchers and industry experts, and providing translational research support.
Institute for Therapeutics Discovery & Development: Research and services for drug discovery and early preclinical drug development.
Medical Devices Center: Focuses on interdisciplinary medical device research and development.
Medical Industry Leadership Institute: Center focused on bringing together executives, physicians, students, and academic leaders in the medical industry.
Office of University Economic Development: Helps partners large and small from the public, private, and nonprofit sectors navigate the breadth and depth of the University.
AUTM Better World Report: The Better World Project shares the stories behind university innovations that have changed the way we live.
Hoovers: Comprehensive information about companies and industries.
Lilly Open Innovation Drug Discovery program: Explore partnership with pharmaceutical company Lilly to identify potential small-molecule therapeutics.