Your resource for intellectual property and technology transfer at EPFL.

  • Transfer of intellectual property of EPFL
  • Negotiate and approve research agreements between EPFL and inustrial partners
  • Evaluate new inventions of EPFL and patent them
  • Negotiate, conclude and manage license agreements
  • Encourage the creation of start-up

Where to search for patents:


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Who gets to be an author in a patent?

Issues in Identifying Contributors to Inventions under U.S. Law

Also, this opensource public resource for patent system navigation Cambia, has extensive easy-to-understand descriptions on patent authorship, as well as a nice FAQs page and tutorials on how to conduct patent searches.


Where are you filing?  Multijurisdictional guide from Practical Law Company, which consults lawyers.

Last modified: Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 6:02 PM