Resources for Faculty
Faculty relationships with Industry are an increasingly common and important part of
research and education at the University. These relationships often include a concern for moving the
results of University research into the marketplace. The links below and in the Resources for Faculty
sidebar to the left provide information and guidance in this area for faculty.
Disclosing an Invention
What do you do if you think you have made a novel discovery that could have commercial benefits? Simple guidance
on how to disclose your invention to the University for patentability and commercialization assessment.
Working with Industry
Conflict of interest concerns, considerations for recipients of grants and contracts, and guidance on
University-Industry research partnerships and intellectual property related to faculty consulting. Useful
guidance on working with industry in the areas of sponsored research, technology licensing, transferring
biological materials, and research collaborations.
Useful guidance on working with industry and other academic or government entities in the areas of transferring
biological materials and research collaborations.
IP for the Researcher
Overview of how the University technology transfer groups work, including patent basics, copyright matters, frequently asked questions, and a guide to the Bayh-Dole Act.