The Invention Disclosure is a confidential document, and should fully describe the new aspects of your invention, including the critical solution it provides and its advantages and benefits over current technologies.
An Invention Disclosure is a written description of your invention. It can include bullet-point descriptions, manuscripts, drawings and photos. Anything in writing can serve as an Invention Disclosure as long as it describes the essential features of your invention. The Invention Disclosure is the first step in documenting and protecting your idea.
Please disclose your invention to OTC before making any publications or presentations, which are considered public disclosures.
For instructions on how to register, click the following link Sophia Instructions.pdf
As an inventor, here is a list of product development questions for you to consider while disclosing your invention:
Licensing revenues are distributed in accordance with the Regent’s Rules of the University of Texas System. These rules provide for all costs of patenting and licensing to be recaptured. The remainder of income is divided:
• 50% to Inventors
• 25% to College, Department, or Center
• 25% to UTEP’s OTC
For more info please see the Link to licensing process for detail information.