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
"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
Patent Issued for Beneficial Animal 'Candy' (K-State Today, June 6, 2013)
Stopping the Stomach Bug: Researchers Take Groundbreaking Approach to Combat Outbreaking Norovirus (K-State Today, March 25, 2013)
On the Charge: Doctoral Student Developing Next Generation of Lithium-Ion Batteries for Longer Lasting Mobile Devices, Electric Cars (K-State News Services, September 27, 2012)
University Researchers Develop Blood Test That Accurately Detects Early Stages of Lung, Breast Cancer in Humans (K-State News Services, September 26, 2012)
Newly Discovered Molecule Could Deliver Drugs to Treat Diseases (K-State News Services, September 24, 2012)
Five Doctoral Students Win Financial Backing for Promising Research (K-State Today, August 23, 2012)