Submit your idea using the specific invention disclosure form below.

Shortly after submission, you will receive a formal acknowledgement email providing a case number and advising you of any additional information required. A licensing manager will be assigned to your case and will reach out to you as soon as possible to discuss your invention.


Record of Invention (ROI) Form
Select this form to disclose inventions that may be protected by patents or trade secret. Such inventions may include novel therapeutics, new indications for existing drugs, diagnostics, medical devices and research tools like assays, reagents and animal models.

Copyright Disclosure Form (PDF)
Select this form to disclose creations that may qualify for copyright protection. This includes, but is not limited to, software, webpages, videos and books.

Mobile Application Disclosure Form (PDF)
Select this form to disclose mobile applications only.

VA Certification Form
As of August 17th, 2022 the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has moved their forms online to the Sophia Knowledge Management System. Inventors can login using VA SSOi to submit their forms with their VA issued PIV Card. If an Inventor does not have a VA issued PIV card, they can log in using VA SSOe with an ID.me account. Instructions to create an ID.me account can be found here. TTP’s new policy directs Inventors to submit their forms online, older forms are no longer valid to use.

Material Transfer Agreement (MTA) Request
Select this form to submit a request for a contract that governs the transfer of tangible research materials between two organizations, when the recipient intends to use it for his / her own research purposes.

Questions regarding the completion of forms and completed disclosure submission may be directed to frd@musc.edu.

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