ERIC Number: ED446621
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Ownership of Intellectual Property. Suggestions and Guidelines: Sample Language for Institutional Policies and Contract Language.
American Association of Univ. Professors, Washington, DC.
This document provides suggestions and sample language for university intellectual property rights policies and contracts. The sample language was taken from a review of existing policies, contracts, and American Association of University Professors (AAUP) policy statements. The policy issue is presented in a Roman font, with suggested language presented in italic font. The document addresses: (1) what is "intellectual property"?; (2) who owns the intellectual property?; (3) who may use the intellectual property?; (4) how are any funds to be distributed?; and (5) how are emerging issues and disputes resolved? (EV)
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, College Faculty, Contracts, Higher Education, Intellectual Property, Legal Responsibility, Ownership, Policy Formation, Researchers, Universities
AAUP Publications, 1012 14th St., N.W., Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005. Tel: 800-424-2973 (Toll Free); Fax: 202-737-5526. For full text: http://www.aaup.org/ipguide.htm.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Univ. Professors, Washington, DC.