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Report of Innovation (ROI)

Our online form for reporting your discovery allows our intellectual property specialists and business development experts to help you assess your idea or discovery. For your security and confidentiality, the ROI form requires Harvard login.

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Material Transfer Agreements (MTAs)

Material Transfer Agreements (MTAs) specify the rights, obligations, and restrictions of both the providing and receiving parties with respect to issues such as ownership, publication, intellectual property and permitted use and liability.

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Inventor Portal

The OTD Inventor Portal provides inventors from across the Harvard community access to patent application information related to reports of innovation (ROIs) disclosed to the Office of Technology Development on which they are listed as contributors.

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Policies and Procedures

Here you will find Harvard University's IP Policy, as well as additional policies and procedures.

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Statement of Policy in Regard to Intellectual Property