La Sapienza - Università di Roma

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Patents

The Patent Office offers Sapienza researchers and students:

  • information on national and international legislation in the field of trademarks and patents
  • support for filing procedures.

The Office also:

  • carries out prior art researches to check  the novelty of the "new discoveries";
  • monitors the State of the Art and the sector industrial progress;
  • manages the procedures of filing and extension of patents abroad;
  • develops preventive arrangements  in cases of co-ownership;
  • provides at monitoring and maintaining the University patent portfolio which has 144 Italian patents and 113 foreign patents at the moment.