January 9, 2023
Revisions to the Board of Regents’ Bylaw 3.10, which governs ownership of patents and copyrights, have been proposed and are posted for public comment. Comments are due by Jan. 23.
October 26, 2021
U-M has reported a record number of license and option agreements over the past fiscal year, as well as patents issued, further solidifying its leading position in commercializing research and technology.
September 9, 2020
U-M launched a record 31 startups in fiscal year 2020 and reported a rise in new inventions, with a record 522, during a period that included a pandemic and temporarily shuttered labs.
October 14, 2019
U-M Tech Transfer reported that 22 startups were launched in fiscal year 2019, surpassing last year’s record of 21, and 198 U.S. patents were issued for inventions created at U-M, up from 183.
June 6, 2019
Associate General Counsel Rick Brandon testified at a hearing before the U.S. Senate Intellectual Property Subcommittee on June 5 in Washington, D.C.
October 9, 2018
U-M nearly doubled its number of startups to 21 in fiscal year 2018 as U-M inventors went to market with a broad array of discoveries. Researchers also reported a 10 percent increase in new inventions.
October 11, 2013
University of Michigan researchers reported 421 inventions in fiscal year 2013, a record that shows the growing engagement of faculty in tech transfer activities.