Frequently Asked QuestionsWhat does OTC do?
Why should I be involved in commercializing my technology?
I have a great idea, now what?
What is patentable?
Who are the creators? Are they different from inventors?
How does OTC decide which inventions to patent?
What are the possible outcomes of OTC's assessment of my IDR?
What if OTC decides not to proceed with my technology?
What is OTC's patent strategy?
How does OTC market my invention?
What if I want to publish my invention?
I am going to collaborate with a third party on my invention. Do I need to do anything special?
I am going to talk to a company or investor about my invention. Is that OK?
There is a potential licensee, what should I expect in the commercialization of my invention?
I am interested in starting a company to develop my technology. What should I do?
Are their potential conflicts of interest with licensing my technology?