Bioventures' Pathway to Patents

The invention disclosure process can be overwhelming at times, which is why we have broken down the step by step process for you. Here you can read the timeline in a simple and clear way. If you are an inventor, click here to read a more detailed description of the process.

Step 1
Invention Disclosure

Submit the invention disclosure form stating the current status of your invention.


Step 2
Technology Assessment Report

Our team will complete the TAR, a structured summative document regarding your invention. This includes a snapshot of colesely related inventions, and preliminary market analysis.

Step 3
Technology Assessment Deck

The slide deck helps us focus the technology assessment report even more and allows us to send the information to individuals in the industry to help us assess the technology.

Step 4
Patent and Copyright Committee Presentation

The Bioventures team preset the technology to the Committee with the collaboration of the inventor.

Step 6

After the Patent and Copyright Committee meet, there are 3 possible determinations. 

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To start the process, the first step is to fill out the Invention Disclosure Questionnaire. Log in to Wellspring Sophia and click “Login through UAMS”.

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