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Technologies created by Microsoft Research scientists are available for spin-out or exclusive licensing. Most of these technologies have not yet been offered in commercial products. Now, these technologies can reduce time to market for companies looking to offer unique products with clear competitive advantage and differentiation.

Click here for a partial list of technologies available for spin-out or exclusive licensing.

How to License

Negotiating an exclusive licensing or spin-out generally takes 3 months to a year, which allows time for your evaluation of the technology and discussion of business terms.

Contact our licensing group and provide information about your business
Microsoft provides an evaluation license agreement
Microsoft sends evaluation information such as code, binaries and documentation
Discuss and finalize business terms (valuation, field of use, deal structure, etc.)
Negotiate and finalize legal agreement
Microsoft delivers IP package as agreed