When an invention or discovery is made by San José State University (SJSU) faculty or staff, or by SJSU students using SJSU resources, an IP Disclosure must be made describing the IP and facts related to the discovery. The Online IP Notification Forms are provided to initiate the disclosure process. The Office of Innovation will work with the lead investigator and information from the online Notification to prepare a complete Disclosure.
This form is for notification of inventions with subject matter appropriate for a patent (processes, machines, manufactures and compositions of matter).
Creative Works Notification
This form is for disclosure of original creative works of authorship such as literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and certain other intellectual works.
This form is for notification of software or computer applications. Software is a set of instructions, data or programs used to operate computers. Software is a generic term used to refer to applications, scripts and programs that run on a device.