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Patents

Full-text US patent search at USPTO

Full-text US patent search on Google

The America Invents Act (AIA) - presented by Brian Giles, Ph.D., J.D. of the law firm Meunier, Carlin & Curfman on 12/12/12

Trademark

Guide to proper trademark use

Trademark Facts

Copyright

FAQs about copyright

Considerations for Copyright Law as It Relates to Research and Technology Commercialization - presented by Attorney Jocelyn Bolling of Bolling Law Office on 8/26/13

Project Support

SCTR - infrastructure for research

ORSP - Material Transfer Agreements (MTAs) & Sponsored research agreements

Start-Ups

See the 'For Entrepreneur' page of this website.

Innovators Guides

Patent Process Guide: This short document outlines the steps involved in obtaining a patent application, from idea stage, to disclosure to FRD, through patent issuance.  It can help any first-time inventor become familiar with patent basics, and can offer a refresher to more seasoned innovators.

Technology Commercialization Guide: This guide is meant to help you understand how FRD can market and monetize your invention through licensing and option agreements.  It can be particularly helpful to understand this process if you have any thoughts of starting up your own company to license out FRD inventions.

 

 
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