A patent helps protect the inventor(s) and any commercial partners, who frequently must make sizable investments to bring new technologies to market. We understand the importance of publishing research and sharing ideas, but in the commercialization process this must be carefully balanced against the need to proceed in a thoughtful and secure manner.
ASU, through the activities of Skysong Innovations, is annually one of the top-performing U.S. universities in terms of intellectual property inputs (inventions disclosed by ASU researchers) and outputs (licensing deals and start-ups) relative to the size of the university’s research enterprise.
The Skysong Innovations executive team comprises industry and university veterans with years of professional experience in technology evaluation and marketing; product development; intellectual property; and startup development.
Skysong Innovations operates as the exclusive intellectual property management and technology transfer organization for ASU. All activities are conducted in accordance with the policies of the Arizona Board of Regents and ASU.