For Inventors and Creators
Have you discovered something that you think might be patentable or otherwise protectable? It could be an apparatus, process or composition of matter that is useful and unique. If you have, contact our office or complete an invention disclosure form. We are here to advise and assist you.
We have created the Tech Transfer FAQ that answers many of the common questions you may have. In addition, you may find our "Intellectual Property Handbook: A Handbook for KSU Faculty and Researchers" a valuable resource for understanding the intellectual property policies and the technolgy transfer process. More...
K-State has an active program to facilitate technology licensing and transfer (commercialization) of intellectual property developed by University faculty. This process is facilitated through a partnership between Kansas State University Research Foundation and the Kansas State University Institute for Commercialization (KSU-IC). The Research Foundation has the responsibility for managing the intellectual property portfolio of the University with KSU-IC serving as the Research Foundation's commercialization agent. More...
News and Events
Kansas State University Researcher Develops Industry Standard for Concrete Railroad Ties (K-State Today, August 9, 2016)
Kansas State University Researchers Invent, Patent New Class of Lasers (K-State Today, June 8, 2016)
Researchers Develop Coatings to Reduce Ham Mites, Protect Ozone Layer (K-State Today, March 7, 2016)
Researchers Develop 3-D Printed Diagnostic Device That Can Rapidly Detect Anemia (K-State Today, February 25, 2016)
Study: Medium Chain Fatty Acids Protect Pigs from Deadly Disease (K-State Today, February 9, 2016)
Kansas State University Researchers Develop Cell Line to Study Obesity, Other Diseases (K-State Today, Nov 24, 2015)
Kansas State University Researchers Target Inflammation to Help Dairy Cows (K-State Today, October 14, 2015)
Researchers Showcase University Invention at Smithsonian Innovation Festival (K-State Today, October 2, 2015)
Kansas State University and PrecisionHawk Developing UAS App that Predicts Corn Production (K-State Today, September 16, 2015)
Kansas State University, TechAccel Ink Agreement for Insect-control Technology (K-State Today, September 9, 2015)
- "The Art of Drafting a Patent Application: Getting Down to the Nitty Gritty": Speaker: Patent Attorney Gregory J. Skoch, Hovey Williams LLP, Date: September 20, 2013