Innovation and Technology Transfer

Faculty developing a new invention

The innovation and technology transfer division manages Rush intellectual properties (IP) and implements Rush IP policies. The division assists inventors, authors and other creators of intellectual property at Rush in the process of IP disclosure, protection, marketing and licensing.

Services include the following:

  • 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 division for any of the following reasons:

  • You have a new invention or copyrightable product to disclose
  • You have questions about an existing Rush technology
  • You have questions about IP-related policy or procedures

Contact us

Innovation and Technology Transfer
Jelke Building, Sixth Floor
1653 W. Congress Parkway
Chicago, IL 60612

Fax: (312) 942-2874

Hiten Patel, PhD
(312) 942-1650
Chief Product Officer
Rush 3D and Innovation & Technology Transfer

Bhaskar Chetnani, PhD
(312) 563-2732
Intellectual Property Specialist
Innovation & Technology Transfer