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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) or open the form, fill-in the appropriate information, and print the completed document.  It will be necessary to attach to the IDF a detailed description or a manuscript fully describing the invention.

Step 2: Obtain signatures from all the inventors

The completed IDF must be signed by all of the inventors named on the form.

Step 3: Send the invention discloure form to OTD

The completed and signed IDF can be submitted 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
5523 Research Park Drive, Suite 310
Baltimore, Maryland  21228

You may also email your IDF to, or