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 (KSURF) and the Kansas State University Institute for Commercialization (KSU-IC). KSURF has the responsibility for managing the intellectual property portfolio of the University with KSU-IC serving as KSURF's commercialization agent. More...
News and Events
Researchers Hope Patent Can Pave Way to Future Treatments of Heart, Lung Disease (K-State Today, December 18, 2014)
Nutrient Protecting 'Peanut Brittle' for Cattle Receives Patent (K-State Today, December 15, 2014)
Patent Awarded for Synthetic Compounds with Medical Applications (K-State Today, December 1, 2014)
Patent-Pending Technology Has Shown Success in Disease Resistance to Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus and Triticum Mosaic Virus, Among Others (K-State Research and Extension News, November 17, 2014)
Patent Awarded for Nontoxic, Genetics-Based Nanotechnology Against Mosquitoes and Other Insect Pests (K-State Today, November 12, 2014)
Patent Issued for Substance with Medical Benefits (K-State Today, November 4, 2014)
Patent Issued for Research that Alleviates Pain in Cattle Suffering from Lameness and Following Castration, Dehorning (K-State Today, August 27, 2014)
Karen Burg Named Kansas State University's Vice President for Research (K-State Today, May 8, 2014)
Patented Research Remotely Detects Nitrogen-Rich Explosives (K-State Today, April 17, 2014)
K-State Wheat Variety Again Leads Kansas in Planted Acreage (K-State Today, February 24, 2014)
K-State Releases New Wheat Variety (K-State Today, February 19, 2014)
Patented Airflow System Decreases Pollutants from Large Piston Engines (K-State Today, February 13, 2014)
Alternative Energy Patent Issued (K-State Today, January 16, 2014)
"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
University to Lead World's First NSF-Established Research Center for Wheat; First Such Center for Crop Plants (K-State Today, August 19, 2013)