Intellectual Property Policy
Intellectual property is an invention and/or material that may be protected under the patent, trademark or copyright laws. Clemson University asserts the right to own any Intellectual Property created by Clemson researchers. Intellectual Property Policy
Inquiry Intake Form
The Clemson University Research Foundation Inquiry Intake Form is designed to streamline inquiries to CURF. For project inquires or requests related to technology transfer, please submit an Inquiry Intake Form.
Disclose an Invention
When you disclose your invention, it starts a process that could lead to commercialization of your technology. If government funds were used for your research, you are required to file a prompt disclosure, which will be reported to the sponsoring agency. Similar requirements may exist for other sponsored projects. You are encouraged to submit an invention disclosure for all inventions and developments that you feel may solve a significant problem and/or have significant value. Disclose an invention through the Inventor Portal. Disclose an Invention
Conflict of Interest Policy
Clemson University has a duty to help faculty and staff avoid conflicts of interests. Faculty and staff are required to complete conflict of interest training and promptly disclose any potential conflicts.
The Clemson University Research Foundation Procurement Policy applies to the procurement of all supplies, equipment, constructions, and services by CURF. The purpose of the policy is to establish minimum standards related to the procurement of supplies to promote fiscal responsibility ensuring competitive pricing. Procurement Policy