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Office of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer

The Office of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer assists faculty, staff, and students with issues related to Intellectual Property protection. This includes managing, protecting, and licensing the University's Intellectual Property (IP).

Our Office is responsible for promoting research partnerships and negotiating agreements between the University and outside entities. These partnerships help enable federally funded research findings to be further developed and commercialized.

Our Office conducts legal review of research agreements. Agreements include confidentiality/non-disclosure, collaboration, service, data transfer/use, material transfer, and sponsored research. Our Office works alongside the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs to negotiate and review the relevant provisions of these agreements. The Office of General Counsel may also assist the Office in reviewing the provisions of specific contracts.

SCHEDULE a Meeting 

If you have questions regarding intellectual property rights and ownership, technology transfer, the inventor's process, or the agreement review process please use our online calendar to schedule a meeting with our Manager, CeCe Ging.


Research Town Hall: Please join the Office of Intellectual Property & Technology Transfer Manager, CeCe Ging, for a discussion about all things intellectual property and technology transfer. We'll discuss everything from DU's Copyright Policy to Invention Disclosure Forms and Material Transfer Agreements. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions.

When: April 7, 2021 at 12:00 PM (MT) 

Where: Zoom,

Available technology

Please visit our Available Technology page for information on current licensing opportunities.

Data agreement review

Are you transferring data? A Data Agreement Request Form is needed for our Offices to determine the type and scope of data to be used or transferred. Please complete and submit the Data Agreement Request Form to

Annual report

Annual ReportOur Office is featured in the Research and Scholarship FY 2020 Annual Report. Read the full report here.
During FY 2020, the Office of Intellectual Property & Technology Transfer worked with faculty members to assist in technology licenses, invention disclosures,
and granted patents.