Software Disclosures

The Office of Technology Licensing assists inventors and authors in protecting intellectual property for software, multimedia, and algorithms developed at UC Berkeley through a combination of patents and copyrights. Software may contain copyrightable source code, patentable algorithms, or both.

OTL also assists authors in protecting Open Source Software.

If your software incorporates a patentable process, please submit a technology disclosure for the patentable process, in addition to disclosing the software code. 

Open Source Software