Serving Universities


Bring technologies to the world that impact humanity.

At GPS, we help universities bring innovation to the world by helping them formulate partnerships and strategies for success between the licensors and licensees. Working together, we’ll find the best ways to help you commercialize your technologies, getting your solutions in the hands of those who need them most.

Global Patent Solutions is for you if you want to:
  • Find business partners with the expertise, commitment, and resources to commercialize university technologies.
  • Assist universities license their technologies based on their needs.
  • Find licensees who cooperate for the commercialization of the invention.
  • Maximize the potential of the patent or license.
We can:
  • Provide a resource to help in selling or licensing patents.
  • Draft your patents to maximize the probability of your patent being granted.
  • Help you protect your IP investments.
  • Find an eager market for your patents to sell or license.
  • Support the university’s objectives with research and monetization.

Services Include

Research Services

Decisions are only as good as the data upon which they rely.®

Since its formation 15 years ago, GPS has provided legally-significant search results to leading companies, law firms, and Universities because decisions are only as good as the data upon which they rely. At GPS, we are experts in every type of patent search. Additionally, we can customize any research project to include technical, market or patent data. If you would like to read about specific patent search types more in-depth, please click here.

Search Enhancement Software

Streamline your searches to save money and time.

Do you need to perform cursory or other searches? Do you want to check on searches that you have outsourced? If so, GPS has developed a proprietary tool to enhance the effectiveness of other free and subscription search tools so that you can streamline your searches to save money and time. Ask us whether this tool might be appropriate for your own use.


Don’t fret to get your applications drafted.

If your internal team has overflow or if you don’t have an internal IP team, GPS can help. Put us to work to assist in drafting your patent application today.

Drawings, Translations, Foreign Filing Support

Find the support you need for niche services.

Leverage the industry relationships that GPS has forged over the years to find the support you need for niche services related to prosecution efforts.

Ideation and Invention / Disclosure Management Services

Support in managing ideas and inventions so priorities can be best managed.

GPS addresses the prosecution effort holistically, helping you ensure that ideas are vetted and moved through the decision and filing processes most efficiently and effectively, thereby reducing cost and improving predictability within your IP management.

Target Identification

Identify licensees to monetize your IP investment.

GPS provides key research support to help you confidently identify those who are not properly respecting the exclusivity rights afforded to you by your patent. We help pinpoint who could license your IP, and how, so that you can accelerate your innovations getting to market. Typical projects include:

  • Infringement Analysis
  • Reverse-Engineering Support and Claims Analysis
  • Evidence-of-Use Analysis

Marketing & Sales Support For Patent Assets

Market your patents for selling or licensing effectively and quickly.

GPS has the resources and expertise to create a marketing package that shines the best light on the assets to be licensed or sold. We help clearly convey the value to potential buyers, and we can quickly customize the messaging for each specific opportunity.

Brokerage & Patent Marketplace

Use our experience to promote your assets in the marketplace, generating interest and sales.

GPS has the means to also get your patent assets in front of those who would best benefit from an acquisition or license of the patent or portfolio. We can augment your own promotional activities and also get your patent or portfolio listed and promoted through an industry-leading patent marketplace, thereby providing additional exposure for your patent assets.