The invention disclosure form is a simple four-page document that describes your invention or discovery. The invention disclosure form should be submitted with a written description of your idea or discovery. Additional manuscripts, explanatory drawings, and supporting data are very helpful. To ensure maximal protection rights for your invention, it is important to file an invention disclosure form before any public disclosure such as a publication or a public presentation. After you disclose your invention to CTL, a licensing officer will be assigned to manage the invention and will be in contact with you within two months.