Invention Disclosure / Patent Applications
TTO provides guidance to all faculty, researchers, students about the potential protection available to the disclosure (patent, copyright or trademark) which they create during the course of their employment and the performance of activities while at Bogazici University. TTO assists them while protecting their IP assests, managing IP portfolios and bringing the IP to the marketplace.
Together with its stakeholders and industrial partners, TTO helps inventors on preparing patent application packages, applying for patents, and filing patent applications. While the cost of acquiring and maintaining patent protection may be significant, TTO informs them accessing governmental incentives and support programs for patent application.
Additionally, within the framework of the protocol signed between Bogazici University and Turkish Patent Institute, TTO serves as "Turkish Patent Institute Information and Documentation Office" and provides services to all inventors within or outside the University.
TTO's standard operating procedure starts with disclosing invention. Information on the process of Invention Disclosure, Applying for a Utility Model, and Applying for a Patent can be reached at this link.