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Report an Invention in 3 Easy Steps

Step 1: Complete an invention disclosure form

Download the Invention Disclosure Form (IDF) and complete it by hand (please print); alternatively, open the form, fill-in the appropriate information, and print the completed document. Be sure to attach a detailed description or manuscript fully describing the invention to the IDF.

Step 2: Obtain signatures from all the inventors

All inventors named on the form must sign the completed IDF.

Step 3: Send the invention discloure form to OTD

Submit the completed and signed IDF to OTD by dropping-off the form at OTD, sending it via campus mail, or by U.S. mail.

Mailing Address:
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Office of Technology Development
bwtech@UMBC
5523 Research Park Drive, Suite 310
Baltimore, Maryland  21228

You may also email your IDF to dianem@umbc.edu, or wmartin@umbc.edu.