2018 Innovation Awards

UTRF 2018 Innovation Awards Celebrate UT Researchers

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) celebrated the researchers whose achievements made 2018 a record-breaking year at the annual Innovation Awards ceremonies, held December 4 at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis and December 5 at The Foundry on the Fair Site in Knoxville. The Innovation Awards recognize the researchers from… Read More

University of Tennessee Among Top Universities in World Granted Patents

Tennessee Today – UT System News article: KNOXVILLE — The University of Tennessee ranks among the top universities in the world that were granted U.S. utility patents in 2017, according to a report released Tuesday by the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association. The UT Research Foundation, which filed patents for technology discovered… Read More

UTRF Tech Talk: Patent Protection 101 Recap

Click to watch recorded presentation. Slide Deck (PDF) Patrick Torre, Registered Patent Attorney, King and Schickli, PLLC,  presented an overview of intellectual property and the basics of patent protection.  The UTRF Technology Commercialization process was also discussed. Topics included: Intellectual Property defined The product of one’s intellect, properly protected, has value just like any other property –… Read More