RI 05 Patent Rights and Technology Transfer (formerly 11-02-01)


This policy establishes the rights and responsibilities of all faculty, staff, and students* under the circumstances specifically provided herein who discover or invent a device, product, or method, while associated with the University, whether or not University time or facilities are used. This policy also applies to all pending invention disclosures and/or patent applications and/or patents not yet licensed or transferred as of July 1, 2005.

*Students are exempt from this policy for cases in which University facilities are not used and where the invention or discovery is not made in the course of the student's studies at the University.


Category: Research
Section: Technology Management
Effective Date: July 1, 2005
Last Reviewed: July 1, 2005
Responsible Unit:
Responsible Executive: Senior Vice Chancellor for Research
Policy Contact:

Procedure(s) and Supporting Documents

Please refer to the policy and/or the policy contact for any accompanying procedures, supporting documents, and/or forms.