Did You Know?
In 2013, The United States will transition from a "first-to-invent" system to one based on "first-inventor-to-file."
We need your help to find licensees for your innovations. We do as much as possible to keep you focused on your on-campus responsibilities. Nevertheless, we will ask you to:
If you want to found your own startup company, you will have significantly more responsibilities than those who wish to license their innovations to an established company. Learn more about forming a startup.
Looking to partner with CSU? We want to partner with you, whether it is through a license agreement to our IP or via sponsored research at the University. We do our best to understand your motivations and constraints, and strive to be flexible when negotiating licenses and other agreements.
Please understand that we, as an affiliate of a public university:
We are always looking for ways to partner with and engage you. There is no better place to find creative, cutting-edge innovations and startup companies than a university. Many of our innovations and startups could use your help and in turn could provide substantial rewards to you.