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1. Title of Software:
Create a short title (10 words or less) for the software
2. Brief Description:
Provide a brief, 2 to 3 sentence description of the software in terms of its general utility and primary application(s): (ie
“what will this be used for?”).
3. Authors/Inventor(s)*:
The first person listed will be the “lead,” which is OTA’s point of contact for the software.
Position at UCI:
School or Division:
Dept. or ORU:
Campus Address with Zot Code:
Irvine, CA 92697Work Phone:
Date(s) of Employment at UCI:
Home Address:
Mobile Phone (optional):
UCI Email:
Other Email:
By signing below and for good and valuable consideration, the undersigned do hereby ASSIGN AND TRANFER TO The
Regents of the University of California the entire right, title and interest in and to the above referenced software and
its documentation, if any.
*Please fill out the Additional Author/Inventor Supplemental if there is more than one author/inventor.
4. Funding:
Was this software funded/sponsored in any way? Yes
If yes, list the funding source(s). If applicable, identify by contract or grant number and name the Principal Investigator /
Supervisor of each.
Funding Source / Sponsor
Contract or Grant Number
Principal Investigator / Supervisor
5. 3rd Party Code**:
Provide a complete list of all third party code embedded in or accessed by the disclosed software when such software is run.
This list must include, without limitation, all open source code, free executable code, public domain code, library code, and
all other executable or source code, including code written by any of the Authors listed in section 3 of this form.
Name of Third Party Code
Web Page for Code Download
Web Page for Third Party License
**If the third party code is not available on the web, please provide copies of any license agreements governing the use of such code.
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6. Publication/Distribution:
Has any part of the software been published or distributed outside of UC Irvine? Elaborate as needed.
7. Detailed Description of Software:
Motivation/utility/advantages: please describe the software in terms of its specific utility and applications. Consider
addressing the following topics:
Motivation for creating the software (such as the problem that this solves or addresses)
Advantages over existing software
Technical details: please describe the technical details of this software and attach additional material as necessary.
Address issues such as:
hardware requirements
operating system requirements
programming language
user interface
drawings/schematics/flow charts
required utilities
required distribution format
significance of 3rd party code (section 5 above)
Current State of Development: please describe the current state of development and next steps planned. Include a
timeline for future work if appropriate.
8. Marketing:
The following questions are designed to assist you and the licensing officer assigned to your case in identifying the best
commercialization path for this software. Answer only the questions that are relevant to your vision of how the software
could be commercialized or otherwise utilized.
Describe the audience for whom the item was designed – who will actually use it?
What are the commercial uses for your software?
Are there similar items currently in the marketplace? Why is this better?
Does this solve a previously unsolved problem?
Are you willing to assist potential licensees with use and future development of the software?
What companies do you believe would be interested in licensing or distributing the software?
Estimate the level of customization and/or support the software will need once licensed.
What industry groups or professional associations include members potentially interested in this work?
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Please submit the ORIGINAL with SIGNATURES directly to:
Kevin Kennan
Associate Director
Office of Technology Alliances
5141 California, Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92617
Zot 7700
Please also email a scan of the document with signatures to