Intellectual Property Protection

After creating, discovering, or authoring something unique with potential commercial or research value, ACT QUICKLY.

REPORT INNOVATIONS as early as possible so the UC Berkeley Office of Technology Licensing can provide assistance with patent and copyright filings. These disclosures will be kept confidential.

If you have questions, email

After submitting a disclosure, you will receive an email with your disclosure's case number and the name of the licensing officer who will work with you on assessing the commercial potential of your innovation.