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Office of Technology Development

Welcome to the Office of Technology Development (OTD) at UMBC. The OTD assists the UMBC community in all phases of intellectual property protection and commercialization, including: evaluating disclosed inventions for patent ability and market potential; filing patent applications, copyright and trademark registrations; reviewing and negotiating material transfer agreements and non-disclosure agreements related to UMBC technologies; negotiating technology licenses; license monitoring and revenue distribution, and assisting entrepreneurial faculty in new company formation.


For more information, please contact the OTD Office at or 410-455-3658