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Patent Consulting

Patent Consulting

The WORLDFACTORY offers the following services in the field of patents and other intellectual property for university scientists:

  • information for university inventors and scientists individually and through training courses on the subject of patents and marketing
  • advise and support for university inventors from the idea to the invention disclosure
  • support concerning reporting of inventions to the university
  • support concerning searching in patent databases  

Make an appointment with us for an individual consultation!

We work together with PROvendis, the patent evaluation agency of the universities and colleges in NRW, for the evaluation and marketing of inventions.

Report invention

You have an innovative advancement and want to protect it?
Are you employed at Ruhr-Universität Bochum?

Then the first step is the creation of an invention disclosure.

You can download the Word version of EasyPatent here.

Please fill out the form completely and return it signed by all inventors. 
Please do not forget to obtain the signature of the chair holder on the last page!



If you have any questions about invention disclosure or patents, please contact



+49 (0)234 32-29548