Tech Transfer Resources

Office of Tech Transfer - the University organization responsible for the transfer of University technology to the marketplace. Includes resources for Inventors, Industry, Start-ups, and Students.

Center for Entrepreneurship - where students go to explore their interests in tech transfer and entrepreneurship

U-M Business Engagement Center - established to strengthen the University's ties to business and community partners

U-M's Office of Research - oversees units which provide support to the research and technology transfer activities on campus.


Video resources
tech transfer


Intellectual Property Basics

This series of 60 brief videos guides inventors and entrepreneurs through important points of intellectual property during invention and new venture startup. Prof. Bryce Pilz, professor of Law at U-M, presents the information. (3-5 min. each)

Intellectual Property: An Overview (WEBINAR)

Thomas Lewry (B.S. in computer engineering and J.D, both at U-M) and Prof. Mohammed Islam discuss how to navigate both basic and more advanced intellectual property issues. (1 hr)

EECS 410 - Patent Fundamentals for Engineers

Prof. Mohammed Islam (professor and serial entrepreneur) and patent attorney Tom Lewry (BSE CE and JD from U-M) talk about this course specially created for engineers. (5 min.)