Configurable Solutions that Grow with You

Every institution is different. Some manage IP in a small office, while others join tech transfer, corporate relations, and sponsored research in one team. Not every office needs every feature or platform.

And as you grow, your software grows with you.

Supplementing your central database with spreadsheets and home-grown databases only increases the risk of error. Your system should adapt as your initiatives evolve, with the ability to add additional features and modules.

Don’t let your management software hold you back. We work with you to provide a solution that supports your office’s unique needs. With Wellspring, you can manage everything in one trusted system.

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Take Control of Your Office



Every tool for every need. Manage everything from disclosures to docketing and financials to contract compliance in one system. Run any report, any time.



Streamline your processes. Automate emails, docketing, and workflows. Integrate online marketing, licensing, and disclosures to save time and money.



Data that is always secure and available. GDPR and ISO compliance, FedRAMP Authorized, >99.99% server uptime, and reliable connections to patent offices and AUTM’s AIM.

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Invention, IP, and Contract Management

Manage your office with customizable workflows, automated docketing processes, and automatic calculations for contract obligations. All with a best-in-class user experience.

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Integrated Disclosures

Staff can submit disclosures using their existing institution login credentials. The system automatically creates a new record and notifies your team and inventor. Inventors can sign in to their own portal to review submission status.

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IP and Market Insights

Our leading AI-based search tool allows offices to discover prior art, new inventions from faculty, and potential licensees and collaborators.

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Venture Programs

Track and manage your university’s startups, coordinate proof-of-concept or other funding vehicles, or direct a full-blown venture program. Demonstrate results to stakeholders in economic development.

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Online Commercialization

Market and license your inventions seamlessly on your office website and other search platforms. Post content directly with a streamlined Sophia integration. Not a client yet? Ask us about a standalone solution.

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Robust Reporting

Data is always at your fingertips. Access and use your data anytime to guide decision making with personalized dashboards and unlimited, custom reporting.

Contract management dashboard within the Wellspring software.

Sophia-Astria Integration

Wellspring’s new Astria solution for IP Renewals combines a software portal and managed service into a seamless solution for a wide variety of organizations.

  • Data checks of your mapped IP records, adding IP and renewals data integrity to your IP portfolio
  • Due dates and live pricing for your IP renewals, synchronized with Sophia daily
  • Monitor, instruct, and run reports on your IP renewals data with the Astria-Sophia integration in minutes

The integration of Sophia with the new Astria module removes the need for emails and double docketing across two systems,  whilst adding further data checks to your Sophia IP records.

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