Inventions and Intellectual Property Disclosures

The QPI team has patent agents and other staff members who can provide advice on patentability, commercialization, and other intellectual property matters. The QPI team is responsible for drafting, filing, and prosecuting patent applications, managing patent portfolios, and providing strategies for intellectual property protection.

As required of QUFA, should faculty members wish to commercialize an invention, they need to complete and submit a disclosure form that documents a specific invention which helps the QPI team with an evaluation of the commercial potential:

If Queen’s makes an offer to commercialize your invention, the following is the template used as a starting point to discuss a commercialization project: