The Office of Technology Management has adopted a documented, systematic, and timely process for the analysis, protection, and commercialization of University intellectual property. Learn more.
A license is the technology transfer agreement granting some of the University’s rights as owner of an intellectual property to a company who has agreed to certain obligations and responsibilities to commercialize the intellectual property. Learn more.
A new company is one way to further develop and commercialize discoveries made at the University of Illinois. Learn more.
EnterpriseWorks (EW) is a 43,000 sq. ft. start-up technology business incubator, and since opening in 2003, it has acted as the launching pad for more than 70 start-up companies. Learn more.
Intellectual Property is a term that encompasses all forms of creativity that are protected either under statutes or by common law. It includes inventions, discoveries, know-how, show-how, processes, unique materials, copyrightable works, original data, and other creative or artistic works. Learn more.
Policy and form for withholding graduate theses from publication to prevent premature disclosure of potentially patentable subject matter.
General guidelines for determining when intellectual property is owned by a student and when it is owned by the University.
Information on the Illinois Open Source License and the University's affiliation with Eli Lilly's Phenotypic Drug Discovery Initiative.
Our campus must comply with laws and policies on copyright, as well as encourage awareness within its community of both responsibilities and appropriate actions for compliance.