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