Mind to Market: A Cautionary Tale

Main Article Content

Christine Collela


The excitement of discovery and invention is unusual in the academic setting. The opportunity of applying for a patent related to one’s teaching is not something that is taught in professional school. However, with the innovation now required to meet the needs of students at a distance and the use of technology, it might be a valuable asset. The focus of this article is to give an overview about the patent process and copyright law to prevent mistakes that can stop the opportunity. It is possible to violate the process before you are even aware that you might be able to secure a patent.

Article Details