what we do
what we do

Intellectual Property (IP) Advising & Protection

Protecting your innovation

Getting started

1. Request a Consultation

If it’s your first time working with us, the first step is to Request a Consultation so that we can match you with an Innovation Manager knowledgeable about your area of research.

2. Submit a Record of Innovation (ROI) Form

Submit a Record of Innovation (ROI) form to disclose innovations to UW CoMotion, including mechanical devices, materials, software, digital media and copyrighted works.

Intellectual property guide

Learn about IP definitions, types of IP protection, how proceeds are distributed to inventors; facts about copyrights, trademarks, and patents; important dates, and more.

Connect with Innovation Managers

Our Innovation Managers have advanced degrees and extensive experience in a broad range of high-demand technical areas. If you are already working with us and need to connect with your Innovation Manager, view our Innovation Manager profiles.


If you have questions feel free to reach out to us at uwinvent@uw.edu or (206) 543-3970.

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Licensing products

Material transfer agreements