A Tutorial on Technology Transfer in U.S. Colleges and Universities (Updated October 2021)


Originally published in 2000 and updated in 2011:

Version 3.0 Update (October 2021)



COGR would like to thank the Research Security & Intellectual Property Management Committee (RSIP) for contributing to the update of this paper, originally published in 2000 and last updated in 2011 by the then-titled Contracts and Intellectual Property Committee (CIP). Special thanks to RSIP Committee Members John Ritter, Director, Office of Technology Licensing at Princeton University, and Dan Nordquist, Deputy Vice President for Research Operations at Washington State University and colleagues for their contributions to this update.