Intellectual Property Committee


    Intellectual Property Committee - Committee Charge

    The University of Cincinnati’s Intellectual Property Committee is charged as follows:
    Consistent with University Rule 3361:10-19-01:

    • To provide advice, as requested, to the vice president for research as to whether the university should:
      • Prepare and prosecute a patent application on a university invention.
      • Determine if a reported invention or discovery falls outside the scope of this policy (i.e., is not a university invention).
      • Claim copyright in works with respect to which the university has ownership rights, as provided in rule 3361:10-19-02 of the Administrative Code.
      • Surrender all university rights in a work to the author, as provided in rule
        3361:10-19-02 of the Administrative Code.
      • Waive some or all university rights in a university invention to the inventor(s).

    • To act as a fact-finding body and make recommendations to the vice president for research on any disagreements arising out of the administration of the university's patent and copyright policies.

    • Consistent with University Rule 3361:10-19-02:  You shall advise the vice president for research on the administration of university copyright policy.


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