Office For Management of Intellectual Property
Bringing UCSC knowledge and research to the world
OMIP manages intellectual property arising at UC Santa Cruz. OMIP works with university faculty, students, and administration to identify, report, secure, and deploy patents, copyrights, and trademarks consistent with UC Santa Cruz's mission of instruction, research, and public service. OMIP negotiates agreements with industry, including exlusive and non-exclusive license agreements, outgoing material transfer agreements, and non-disclosure arrangements associated with UC Santa Cruz research programs. OMIP is active in supporting start up ventures.