Improvements to iEdison Reporting and Document Search Capabilities
Several iEdison enhancements were implemented on Monday, August 1, 2016. These were in response to requests for more flexible options to create and download reports of an institution’s Edison data; and to ensure alignment between Bayh-Dole compliance requirements and an institution’s own records.
The search screen has been redesigned with improved functionality including the following new features.
When creating and downloading a report on Edison inventions, you can:
Query by Primary Agency or by Supporting Agency
Specify multiple statuses to be included in the report.
Select what data fields you want in your report.
Specify the order in which data will be presented in your report
View the Invention Disclosure Document or Invention Other Documents from the Generate Invention Report output
When searching for documents in Edison “Other Documents” are now included
(which stands for Interagency Edison) helps government grantees
and contractors comply with a federal law, the Bayh-Dole Act.
Bayh-Dole regulations require that government funded inventions
be reported to the federal agency who made the award.
is interagency because it provides a single interface for
grantees and contractors to interact with any participating
makes it easy to learn about the law and its regulations and
report an invention or patent funded by any of the agencies
listed on the right.
iEdison is used for invention and patent reporting by the following agency offices below.