Our section is in charge of obtaining intellectual properties generated from research activities at the university. We also collaborates and cooperates with other sections and subsidiaries of the university to ensure intellectual properties are used effectively and efficiently.
Patent management, technology transfer, and other processes for individual inventions at the university are generally outsourced to TLO-KYOTO Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of the university.
TLO-KYOTO is in charge of technology licensing for multiple universities. Kyoto University Section of TLO-KYOTO is, therefore, in charge of the tasks for the university.
We review inventions reported from researchers. If it is worth having as a patent, , we prepare and file the patent applications and process and maintain the patents.
In order to utilize the inventions in patent applications and patents, we work for patent licensing to companies, establish research and development organizations, and establish startup companies.
We review collaborative research agreements, commissioned research agreements, non-disclosure agreements, or other agreements from the point of view of the intellectual property rights. We also provides consultation regarding intellectual properties generated from research activities.
We held a 2017 Intellectual Property Strategy Conference on May 18, 2017. Over 300 people involved in intellectual properties in Japan and other countries participated in the conference, where they actively debated issues and exchanged views.
|TLO-KYOTO Co., Ltd.||A Kyoto University subsidiary to which patent management, technology transfer, and other processes for individual inventions at the university are generally outsourced.
TLO-KYOTO is, therefore, in charge of technology licensing for multiple universities.Kyoto University Section is,therefore, in charge of the tasks for the university.
|Kyoto University Medical Science and
Business Liaison Organization
|Involved in activities to support industry-academia collaborations in medical fields.|
|Shirankai||An organization that works in cooperation with our Section on technology transfer activities associated with inventions generated from the Graduate School of MedicineTechnology.|
|Technology Transfer and International
Collaboration Dept., Institute for
Advancement of Clinical and
Translational Science (iACT),
Kyoto University Hospital
|Kyoto University Innovation Capital Co., Ltd.||A Kyoto University subsidiary that provides funding and other support for commercializing research results from inventors belonging to Kyoto University|
|iPS Academia Japan, Inc.||Involved in intellectual property management and technology transfer activities related to iPScell technologies.|