The Office for Technology Commercialization (OTC) manages intellectual property for University of Minnesota faculty and researchers. The processes they use to assess and pursue patents for new technology are described in these videos.
Mission and structure of the Office for Technology Commercialization, plus past University products and intellectual property statistics.
Definitions of the standards of patentability (especially non-obviousnes), and how not to lose intellectual property through public disclosure.
Learn about the types of licensing available through the Office for Technology Commercialization, as well as their benefits.
A glimpse of the statistics surrounding technology commercialization at the University of Minnesota.