Office of Technology Transfer (OTT)

The Office of Technology Transfer supports the University's mission through comprehensive management of Emory innovations to maximize the benefit to the University and to humanity. OTT provides the following services to the University community:

  • Educate researchers about intellectual property and technology transfer
  • Foster the identification of research results for disclosure of intellectual property
  • Evaluate research disclosures for commercial viability
  • Protect intellectual property and administer the protection process used (e.g., patent, trademark, copyright)
  • Market intellectual property
  • Negotiate license arrangements for intellectual property
  • Monitor existing licenses for compliance with contractual obligations, including financial
  • Collect and distribute all funds associated with licenses according to internal policies
  • Comply with Federal or research sponsor guidelines for intellectual property
  • Administer the transfer (in or out) of research materials
  • Facilitate the development of start-up companies based on Emory intellectual property