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It's never too early to engage with our office to learn about the impact of intellectual property and how it complements your research. We are a resource for campus inventors interested in protecting and commercializing innovation, and have served over 800 unique inventors over the last seven years.

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An invention disclosure should be completed when an invention is recognized by the inventor(s). This Disclosure Guide can assist with the online process.

Begin your disclosure


Access convenient forms to request common intellectual property agreements like non-disclosure, materials transfer, data use, and more.

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Inventor resources

From the basics of intellectual property and academia to strategies on how to start a university spin-out, these resources can help.

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OU IP policy

Learn about OU's intellectual property policy, and how IP is key to creating strong partnerships. This downloads as a PDF.

Download the IP Policy

It is important that OTC know your current contact information for future technology issues.  We request you update us when there is a change to your contact information. i.e. Name, address, email, etc.. We will update our database accordingly.