Technology Transfer

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Intellectual Property

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The Office of Technology Transfer reviews various agreements that relates to intellectual property. Below are the common types of agreements that the office reviews and negotiates.

Nondisclosure Agreements (NDA)

An NDA is a legal contract between two or more parties outlining how the parties wish to share confidential/proprietary information with one another while excluding others.

Material Transfer Agreements (MTA)

A  MTA is a research contract between a provider and recipient for the transfer of materials in which the recipient agrees to abide by a set of restrictions set forth by the provider.

Sponsored Research Agreements (SRA)

A SRA is a contract commonly used by a non-federal sponsor for the purposes of funding research at the university.

Allocation of Rights: Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) & Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR)

SBIR and STTR are programs offered by the federal government to encourage the growth in an infant industry; these programs come attached with some federal guidelines regarding intellectual property rights. 

License Agreements

A licensing agreement provides a company or an entrepreneur the opportunity to commercialize on the technologies developed at the university. An End User License Agreement (EULA) is commonly utilize for software inventions to directly allow customers (end users) to use the software under specific terms and conditions.

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For further information contact:

Elana Wang, J.D.
Director, Office of Technology Transfer
3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, 306 University Hall
Dayton  OH  45435

Phone 937.775.4245
Fax 937-775-3781