Carolinas HealthCare System


To ensure the proper protection of technologies developed by Carolinas HealthCare System teammates that will improve patient care and to promote effective technology transfer processes

What we do:

Protect Carolinas HealthCare System intellectual property (IP):

  • Assist inventors with submitting invention disclosure forms to file for IP protection
  • Filing patent applications
  • Copyright registration

Manage Carolinas HealthCare System IP assets:

  • Technology transfer and commercialization
    • Coordinating licensing agreements
    • Material Transfer Agreements
    • Collaborations to bring technologies to market
    • Partnering with external parties

Carolinas HealthCare System teammates can access additional information on the company's intranet:

  • Ownership and Commercialization of IP Policy
  • Invention Disclosure Form
  • Patent Decision Process


Cecilia Hurtado
Special Project Assistant of IP
PO Box 32861
Charlotte, NC 28232-2861