Disclose An Invention

Under Washington University’s Intellectual Property (IP) policy, creators are required to disclose to OTM inventions made using significant university resources and/or pursuant to a research project funded through corporate, federal or other external sponsors.

The Office of Technology Management is responsible for assessing whether or not an invention using Washington University IP qualifies for patent or copyright protection.

>> Disclose online via otminnovate.wustl.edu (use WUSTL Key to log in.)

>> Access paper forms.

If you have any questions, please contact the licensing team member that manages your department.  If you are unsure of who to contact, find out here.