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10 Steps for Innovators 
Terra Magazine blog - Follow the trail from idea to outcome

 
Frequently Asked Questions
Concise information regarding intellectual property protection, publishing, royalty sharing, and technology transfer at OSU.

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

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.

Policies
Information on OSU, Oregon University System, US, and International policies, regulations, and resources relating to technology transfer and intellectual property.

Agreements
An overview of license, option, confidentiality, material transfer and other types of agreements relating to technology transfer.

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.