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Invention Disclosure

If you are an MIT inventor and you would like to submit an invention disclosure to our office, download the MIT Technology Disclosure Form*. The form should be filled out completely including sponsorship information, a description of the technology and original signatures. This is the information we need to review your invention and begin the patent process. If you are from Lincoln Laboratory, click here and download the Lincoln Laboratory Technology disclosure form. 

If you are disclosing Biological and Tangible Material, please use the Disclosure Form for the Biological and Tangible Materials.

If you are disclosing software code, please see Software Licensing, including Open Source and use the MIT Software Code Dislcosure Form or the Lincoln Lab Software Disclosure Form.

If you are disclosing other copyrightable materials (such as video, music, maskworks, or designs), please use the MIT Software Code Dislcosure Form or the Lincoln Lab Software Disclosure Form. Contact the Technology Licensing Office with any questions.

 

* All MIT inventors must print out and sign the completed form.  Please forward the printed form to our office to complete the submission process. Electronic submissions will not be accepted by the TLO.