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UTRF Assistant Vice President of Licensing, Dr. Maha Krishnamurthy, spoke to UTGSM faculty, staff, and students about the technology transfer process and how it benefits the University. Dr. Krishnamurthy described the criteria UTRF uses in evaluating invention disclosures and explained how to submit an invention disclosure through the online IDEA portal. There was also a discussion about the requirements for obtaining a patent and the procedure for marketing and licensing of UT technologies. The talk concluded with some recent examples of successful licensing partnerships between UTRF and various companies.