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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I go about patenting a discovery or innovation?

The first step is to discuss with a PCI Licensing Office at the Penn Center for Innovation. You can identify the key contact based on your school who has the expertise necessary to answer your questions and guide you through the process.

Are there resources available for technology transfer and commercialization?

Yes. Review the information on the Penn Center for Innovation website to understand the best person to contact. PCI has licensing teams based on school and can help you understand the first steps for exploring licensing opportunities.

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