Start the Journey with Us
Our forms and policies help to streamline the process of technology development and commercialization and safeguard your intellectual property. Whether you would like to brainstorm an idea, disclose an invention you are already developing or reference institutional policies, we want to connect with you. Our team is ready to help answer your questions and navigate the various forms and policies below.
Submit Your Idea
If you are faculty or staff of Wake Forest Baptist or Wake Forest University and have an idea for a novel therapeutic, diagnostic or medical device, we want to hear from you. Write a short description of your technology in the form below, and a member from our team will start a conversation with you about your idea. Or if you think your idea is ready for intellectual property protection, check out our invention disclosure form below.
Review the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center policy regarding intellectual property and the development of inventions and patents.
Some technologies are protected by copyright rules rather than traditional patent rules. Protect your rights by reviewing the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center copyright policy.