Learn about Patents & Licensing

University of Akron faculty disclose more than 80 inventions per year and their work has led to commercial products like crisper imaging smart phone screens and drug eluting coronary stents. If you think your research has led or is leading to a valuable invention, the first step to obtaining a patent through the University of Akron is to disclose your invention. You can also learn more about the patent process through the resources below.

Inventor’s Guide to Technology Transfer

Policies & Procedures

Stories about what other researchers are doing as well as success stories of other faculty members at the news archive.


Contact UA's Office of Technology Transfer

Phone: 330-972-7840
Fax: 330-972-2368
Email: uarf@uakron.eduŸŸ

Mailing address:
170 University Circle
Suite 312
Akron, OH 44325-2103