Invention Disclosure

 Invention Disclosure Submission

Use the above link to securely submit your invention disclosure electronically to the OTM office.

Required Signatures

Submission Due Dates



Required Signatures

All innovators who have contributed to the invention must sign an assignment/acknowledgement form.  The applicable form is determined by your place of employment at the time the invention was developed.  Please select the appropriate form, insert printed name and sign in the designated location.  

University of Pittsburgh innovators must sign the “Acknowledgement Relating to Invention Disclosure and Assignment Agreement for Invention(s)” form.

Non-University of Pittsburgh innovators must sign the “Acknowledgement for Non-University of Pittsburgh Innovators” form. 

If you have any questions or concerns about the new procedure, please contact OTM at 412-648-2206.




Submission Due Dates

The following table shows the cutoff dates for invention disclosure submission for FY 2015. Disclosures received by 5 pm on the due date will be considered for discussion at the Tech Transfer Committee Meeting for that month. Disclosures received after the due date will be considered for discussion the following month.

Signature of either the invention disclosure form/assignment document or acknowledgement document by all innovators and receipt of all fully signed documents by the submission deadline is a requirement for consideration of the invention disclosure by the Technology Transfer Committee. Incomplete invention disclosures will not be considered by the Technology Transfer Committee until such time as the submission is complete.

JulyJuly 9, 2014
AugustNo TTC Meeting during the month of August
SeptemberSeptember 10, 2014
OctoberOctober 8, 2014
NovemberNovember 12, 2014
DecemberNo TTC Meeting during the month of December
JanuaryJanuary 14, 2015
FebruaryFebruary 11, 2015
MarchMarch 11, 2015
AprilApril 15, 2015
MayMay 13, 2015
JuneJune 10, 2015