Intellectual Property-University Policies - Carnegie Mellon University

Intellectual Property

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POLICY TITLE: Intellectual Property Policy of Carnegie Mellon University
DATE OF ISSUANCE: This policy was originally issued to campus on July 30, 1985 as Organization Announcement #307, Intellectual Property Policy.
ACCOUNTABLE DEPARTMENT/UNIT: Office of the Vice President for Research. Questions on policy content should be directed to the vice president for research, ext. 8-3363. For information on technology transfer contact ext. 8-7393.
ABSTRACT: Policy regarding the creation of intellectual property and its ownership.
RELATLED POLICY: Policy on Consulting by Faculty
RELATED INFORMATION: Intellectual Property and the Information Infrastructure: The Report of the Working Group on Intellectual Property Rights, released by former Secretary of Commerce Ronald H. Brown, Chair of the White House Information Infrastructure Task Force.
FORMS: Carnegie Mellon University Intellectual Property Policy Agreement Form [PDF]


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1. Purpose

2. Definitions

3. Policy Provisions

4. General Procedures

5. Resolution of Disputes

6. Effective Date of Policy

7. Amendments of the Policy