Technology Transfer

Submit an Invention

To begin the formal technology transfer process, inventors should complete an Invention Disclosure Form and submit the finalized document to our Patent Technology Associate.

Be careful not to disclose your new invention to anyone outside The University of Toledo before a confidential disclosure agreement is in place or a patent application is filed.  Please contact the Technology Transfer Office before disclosing your invention via poster presentation, publication, or any other method of communication (including social media) so we can advise you of the appropriate protection for your technology.

Visit our Publish and Perish page for more details.

 

INVENTION DISCLOSURE FORM

For patentable technology, inventors should fully describe their ideas so that the options for commercialization can be evaluated and pursued. 

DOWNLOAD THE INVENTION DISCLOSURE FORM

RESEARCH TOOL DISCLOSURE FORM

For research resources such as cell lines, animal models, antibodies, and reagents - inventors should complete and submit the form below. 

RESEARCH TOOL DISCLOSURE FORM

 

For questions regarding your technology or assistance completing your document, please contact our Patent Technology Associate. 

Last Updated: 8/9/21