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About Rush University
The Intellectual Property (IP) Office at Rush University Medical Center is responsible for managing Rush intellectual properties and implementing Rush IP policies. The IP Office assists Rush inventors, authors and other creators of intellectual property in the process of IP disclosure, protection, marketing and licensing. Services include:

  • Educating inventors about the process
  • Evaluating new technologies
  • Determining patentability
  • Facilitating copyrights
  • Facilitating the patent process
  • Locating potential licensees
  • Negotiating license agreements

Please contact the IP Office if you have a new invention/copyrightable product to disclose, if you have questions about an existing Rush technology or if you have questions about IP-related policy or procedures.

For more information, contact:

Intellectual Property Office
707 S. Wood St.
Annex Building, Lower Level
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 563-2732
Fax: (312) 942-2874

Shrijay (Jay) Vijayan, PhD, MBA
Associate Director, Intellectual Property Office

Claudia Gatch
Administrative Assistant



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