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Intellectual Property Policy

Intellectual Property Policy

The guidelines presented here describe the policies and procedures for disclosing, protecting, and leveraging intellectual assets developed at the Institution. These policies and procedures are intended to:

  • Facilitate contractual negotiation with individuals and organizations regarding the purchase and sale of intellectual property developed at the Institution.
  • Enable the Institutional community to collaborate with OTT through clear and accessible methods.
  • Distribute any financial returns from intellectual property in a way that reflects the contributions and resource investments of the inventor, as well as the resources provided and risks assumed by the Institution.
  • Protect academic freedom at the Institution while complying with all legal and ethical requirements.
  • Conform to the regulations of the agencies and organizations providing funds for sponsored programs


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