Disclose an Invention

Step One

Please fill out an Invention Disclosure Report (IDR) when making a submission of any kind (patentable invention, copyrightable software, biological material, etc.) to WARF.

WARF cannot process your invention or consider it for patenting and licensing until we receive a completed IDR from you. For information on how to fill out an IDR form, see Disclosing to WARF.

Invention Disclosure Report (Word document format)

After opening the IDR in MS Word, type your information directly into the form. Then send the IDR to your intellectual property manager through our secure submission form below.

Invention Disclosure Report (Rich Text Format)
Use this format if you wish to download the IDR and open it using another word processing program. After downloading and opening the IDR, type your information directly into the form. Then send the IDR to your intellectual property manager through our secure submission form below.

Step Two


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