About the ORA
Vice Provost for Research
Proposals, Grants, and Contracts
Submitting a Proposal
Internal Funding Opportunities
Technology Transfer and Economic Development
For UMSL Inventors
National Academy of Inventors (NAI)
Animal Subjects (IACUC)
Conflict of Interest
Human Subjects (IRB)
Proposals, Grants and Contracts
Animal Welfare Unit
Resources and Reports
Intellectual property (IP) is property that can be protected under federal law including copyrightable works, ideas, discoveries, and inventions. The four key classes of intellectual property are patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets.
Additional Information on IP
For further information and guidance on IP, contact Tamara Wilgers (314-516-6884).
FEATURED UMSL INNOVATORS
Dr. Zhi Xu, Associate Professor of Chemistry, developed a family of technologies to create a non-invasive glucose monitor for use by diabetics. Those technologies are licensed to a Missouri startup company, St. Louis Medical Devices, Inc., to commercialize the device.