CU Innovations staff can help faculty members identify a variety of research assets in their labs including patentable ideas, software, research tools, data and biological materials. Faculty bring certain research assets into collaborative research projects. Intellectual property management services provide tools to define the scope of collaborative projects so that faculty can safely enter a variety of collaborations with an eye towards preserving the integrity of their research program.
CU Innovations reviews agreements governing third party intellectual property, including software and biological materials, that are brought into research projects to ensure that the terms and conditions are aligned with the goals of the research program. Visit the sections below to learn about tools available to manage your intellectual property rights: