Penn Center for Innovation

Use Inventor Portal to Disclose your Inventions

inventor portal

What is the Inventor Portal?

The PCI Inventor Portal is an added client service feature of PCI that provides increasingly streamlined online invention disclosure capability, as well as expanded transparency and relevant data access to faculty inventors for their technology portfolios.

Who can use Inventor Portal?

Faculty, staff and students can now use the Inventor Portal to submit disclosures and track the status of their inventions within PCI in real-time.

What can I do on the Inventor Portal?

Portal users will have 24/7 access to a secure website to do the following:

    • Create, edit and submit invention disclosures online;
    • Check the status of submitted invention disclosures; and
    • Check the status of all patent applications on which they are listed as an inventor.

Download an Info Sheet with more details –  PCI Inventor Portal Info Sheet

Participation Agreement

On July 1, 2010, the University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Patent and Tangible Research Property Policies and Procedures was updated.

As a result of the changes to the Patent Policy, all Penn employees, faculty and staff are being asked to review the policy and sign the new Participation Agreement. The executed Participation Agreement should be sent to the Assistant Director Intellectual Property, Penn Center for Innovation, 3160 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (Mail Code 6283).