IPIRA negotiates research-related agreements on behalf of UC Berkeley with industry sponsors and collaborators. The office also processes and negotiates material transfer, data use, and software agreements with for-profit, nonprofit, and governmental entities. The most common agreements handled by Berkeley IPIRA are described below.
If you don't see the agreement you need, get help through the campus decision support tool for contracts.
for establishing startup companies or industry-sponsored research
|Sample Startup Exclusive License Agreement with Equity (PDF)|
|Sample Startup Exclusive License Agreement without Equity (PDF)|
|Sample Option for an Exclusive License Agreement (PDF)|
|Sample Non-Exclusive License Agreement (PDF)|
|Sponsored Research Agreement (PDF)|
|Sample Startup Letter Agreement (PDF)|
|Proposal Checklist for Principal Investigators|
|Material Transfer, Data Use, and Data Access Agreements|
|Material Transfer Agreements (MTA), Data Use Agreements (DUA), and Data Access Agreements (DAA)|
|Invention and Software Disclosures|
|Other Forms and Documents|
|Commercialization Plan Template for Startups (PDF)|
Forms include: Addendum to Statement of Economic Interests for Principal Investigators Managing Potential Conflicts of Interest in Licensing under the CA Political Reform Act UC Summary Statement of Principles & Policies on Institutional Conflict of Interest in Research Disclosures Inventor Packet Software Packet Agreement Templates Mutual Nondisclosure Agreement Sponsored Research Agreement Sample Startup Letter Agreement Sample Startup Exclusive License Agreement Sample Startup Exclusive License Agreement with Equity Sample Option for an Exclusive License Agreement Other Forms and Documents Compliance Information Form for Research Gifts Indirect Cost Rates Cost Sharing INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY POLICIES UC Intellectual Property Policy UC Patent Policy UC Copyright Policy UC Equity Policy UC Research Policy Analysis and Coordination UC Inventor Share Policy Open Source Software (OSS) Resource IPIRA Faculty Brochure IPIRA Entrepreneurship Brochure IPIRA Report Entrepreneurs' Startup Guide Intellectual Property Guide for Students Socially Responsible Licensing at Berkeley An Inventor's Guide to Technology Transfer Innovation at UC Berkeley Mergers and Acquistions from the UC Berkeley Startup Portfolio IPIRA Newsletter Archive