Disclosing an Invention

Introducing the new myInvention inventor portal! Conveniently submit your invention disclosure online.

Submit an online invention disclosure
(UH login required)

Benefits of using myInvention

  • Conveniently create and submit invention disclosures to OTT via the web.
  • Track your disclosure status.
  • Easily upload documents as attachments.
  • Keep track of related patents and licenses.
  • Manage marketing targets.
  • Communicate with OTT using remarks.

Inventor Portal User Guide
myInvention FAQs

Upon completion of your invention disclosure, an OTTED licensing associate will contact you to follow up.

Complete the invention disclosure form available for download here:
Invention Disclosure in MS-Word Format

Fill it out, print and sign it, submit it to your Department Chair and Dean/Director for signature, and route it to the Office of Technology Transfer & Economic Development at the address below.

Office of Technology Transfer & Economic Development
University of Hawai‘i
2425 Campus Road, Sinclair 10
Honolulu, HI 96822Phone: (808) 956-9024
Fax: (808) 956-9150

You may also email a scanned copy of the completed and signed Form to uhott@hawaii.edu.

The invention disclosure will be logged-in and assigned a docket number upon receipt. The disclosure creates a record of the invention, the inventor(s) involved, who sponsored the work, and any public disclosures and publications that have been made.

Technology Evaluation

After reviewing the disclosure, the OTT Director will assign it to a Technology Licensing Associate who will be responsible for all further actions relating to the invention. The Licensing Associate will contact you to schedule a time to meet with you to discuss the invention and make a preliminary determination of licensing feasibility, novelty, potential applications, and possible markets.