Invention Disclosure Process

See the steps required to disclose your discoveries in order to secure intellectual property protection and fulfill reporting requirements. The Stevens Center makes this process quick and easy.

Technology Licensing Process

In its role as the university’s technology licensing office, the Stevens Center works to commercialize promising scientific discoveries and inventions. See the steps in this process.

Policies and Guidance

We compiled a directory that includes USC policies pertaining to intellectual property, Bayh-Dole information, memos from the Vice President of Research, and information about researcher IP rights and responsibilities.

Upcoming Events for Researchers

Throughout the academic year we host events and webinars on a wide range of topics. These events feature guest speakers from a variety of fields, including lawyers, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, startup founders, and more.