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We're committed to connecting OSU researchers and inventors with the resources needed to take their work into the wider marketplace with confidence.

Additional Resources

  • IP Awareness Assessment - The IP Awareness Assessment, developed under the joint efforts of United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and National Institute of Standards and Technology/Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST/MEP), allows you to assess your intellectual property awareness. Following the completion of the assessment, you will receive a customized training material. Learn more (PDF)
  • How to Conduct a Preliminary U.S. Patent Search: A Step by Step Strategy (36 minutes) - A step-by-step tutorial for conducting prior art searches using the USPTO databases.
  • The OSU Venture Fund - The Fund aids nascent technologies emerging from university laboratories in becoming commercially viable and helps small technology companies grow in Oregon. The OSU Venture Fund webpage provides information, including details on available funding opportunities.