COMMERCIALIZATION IS COMPLICATED. TAKE CONTROL.

Intellectual property asset management requires collaboration between many stakeholders, including inventors, attorneys, licensing professionals, licensees and administrators. Our simple, unified enterprise system replaces the need for spreadsheets, ancillary software, and supplementary IT staff while integrating with AUTM, iEdison and other third-party databases for reporting to federal granting agencies.

OUR SOLUTION

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A SINGLE SYSTEM

Our web-based portal integrates all workflow into an intuitive platform with a responsive design, scalable on the back end to meet your specific needs. Innovate IP also integrates with AUTM and iEdison, providing a singular entry point for all data reporting.

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TRACK YOUR PROGRESS, REPORT SUCCESSES

Innovate IP helps your team of specialists collaborate at each value chain touchpoint, and provides key metrics for tracking successes throughout the commercialization process.

SUPPORT AT EVERY STAGE

Innovate IP eliminates the need for spreadsheets, ancillary software and supplementary IT staff to generate reports and run queries. Wholistic search and customizable dashboards give users control and insight into their productivity.

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RESEARCH + INVENTION

In this initial incubation stage, Innovate IP can be used to assist with grant management, budgeting, reporting, and scientific publishing.

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DISCOVERY + EVALUATION + PROTECTION

Innovate IP provides the tools to capture and manage disclosures, technical research (prior art), patent search and analytics, and patent docketing management.

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MARKETING + LICENSING

When it comes time to go to market Innovate IP integrates seamlessly with its own CRM system for direct marketing, and can also be used for contract management innovation marketplaces and competitive intelligence.

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FINANCIALS + REPORTING + ANALYTICS

Reporting requirements involve a great deal of time and manual data entry. Innovate IP integrates with iEdison so there is no need for duplicative data entry, and also provides detailed analytics for economic impact and management reporting to internal stakeholders.

ABOUT INNOVATE IP

Innovate IP was developed in 2011 by tech transfer professionals at The Ohio State University. It is the exclusive, trusted software system of The OSU Technology Commercialization Office (TCO) and was spun out of OSU to service other research enterprise customers. The scalable technology solution has been stress-tested over the last decade by hundreds of researches and administrators, as well as dozens of patent law firms and licenses. The Innovate IP team combines decades of expertise and in the areas of tech transfer, business operations, customer service and support, and enterprise software programming.

WHY

We believe innovation from research can create a positive impact in the world. This transfer of knowledge should be intuitive, efficient and effective.

PURPOSE

The purpose of Innovate IP is to combine our customers' experiences and insights with our team's knowledge and expertise to build better tools that make Tech Transfer clear, straightforward and scalable.

CURRENT CUSTOMERS

OUR TEAM

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Jim Bratton

President and CEO

Jim has more than 23 years of experience in the venture capital and technology commercialization space, including eight years in technology transfer at the University of Oklahoma. Prior to his time as a venture capitalist, he spent seven years working in international operations for BFGoodrich Aerospace. He holds an MBA from Duke University and a Bachelor of Arts from Sewanee: The University of the South.

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Mike Coutinho

Founder and CIO

Mike spent over a decade of his career in technology transfer and IP management at The Ohio StateUniversity. Prior to his time at the university, Mike spent seven years in database and web architecture at Batelle, a global applied science and technology company. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Bowling Green State University

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Andrea Beeks

Director, Customer Experience

Andrea has nearly two decades of experience in the fields of customer service, sales, and training, including 14 years with a global hotel chain and five years working in technology transfer at The Ohio State University. She holds a Bachelor of Science from The Ohio State University.

CONTACT

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