The Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) is Cornell University's technology transfer office. We manage technology for Cornell's Ithaca campus, Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell Tech, and Cornell AgriTech in Geneva.


Reports Request Form

To request a report from CTL’s Data Team please click the link below and fill out all the necessary information. Gary Gabisan, Manager of Digital Media & Communications, will follow... Read More


  Patents Filed 2018 2017 2016 U.S. Provisional 164 124 133 U.S. Nonprovisional 132 130 145 International 287 240 205 Total 583 494 483   Patents Issued 2018 2017 2016... Read More


  Commercial Licenses and Options Granted 2018 2017 Inventions 43 43 Plants 34 40 Copyrights 2 4 Total 79 87


  Revenue 2018 2017 2016 Licensing $18,230,172 $11,545,189 $12,311,049 Patent Expense Reimbursement $3,530,858 $3,718,756 $3,246,595 Total $21,761,030 $15,263,945 $15,557,644


  IP Disclosures 2018 2017 2016 Inventions 335 348 313 Plants 47 73 26 Copyrights 10 14 20 Total 392 435 359


 ABLS IV, LLC Boston, MA ABLS IV, LLC, a subsidiary of Allied-Bristol Life Sciences, LLC (ABLS), is conducting feasibility studies on a class of inhibitors of immunoproteasome for treatment... Read More

Disclosing Plant Materials

Step 1 Complete the Plant Disclosure Form. This form begins the process of management by CTL of the Plant Material for the university.   The basic information required for this... Read More

Waiver Of Inventor’s Share Of Licensing Income

Cornell University’s policy on the distribution of technology transfer licensing revenues provides that generally 1/3rd of net revenues are shared with Cornell faculty who are inventors or developers (“inventors”) of... Read More

Startup Guide

As a resource for Cornell faculty, research staff, graduate and postdoctoral fellow entrepreneurs, The Startup Guide has been written to help clarify the roadmap for launching new ventures, making the... Read More