The following UC policies are relevant to industry sponsored research
and technology commercialization. For specific questions on UC intellectual
property policies, please contact Geoffrey Pinski the Director of Office of Entrepreneurial Affairs and Technology Commercialization at Geoffrey.Pinski@uc.edu
Rules Governing Intellectual Property at the University of Cincinnati
UC Patent Policy: University Rule 3361:10-19-01 Patents and copyrights: policy on inventions and discoveries.
UC Copyright Policy: University Rule 3361:10-19-02 Patents and copyrights: copyright policy.
Application of University Patent & Copyright Policies to Students
Rules Governing Conflicts of Interest at the University of Cincinnati
University Rule No. 3361:10-17-08: Conduct and Ethics: Policy on Conflicts of Interest in the Conduct of Research at the University of Cincinnati.
University Rule No. 3361:30-21-02: Employment Policy on Collateral Employment for Faculty Members and Librarians.
University Rule No. 3361:10-17-09: Conduct and Ethics: Employee Financial Interests in Private Companies that are Commercializing University Discoveries, Inventions, or Patents.
Ohio Revised Code Sections:
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Public Law 105-304; The Digital Millennium Copyright Act. (also available in pdf version)
Public Law 96-517; The Bayh-Dole Act.
37 CFR 401.14;
The Bayh-Dole Act, as implemented by the "Standard Patent Rights Clauses"
52.227; Federal Acquisition Regulation System (FAR)
Part 52.227 -- Patents, Data, and Copyrights Provisions and Clauses
Articles Related To University Rights in Intellectual
NIH GUIDE: A "20-20" View of Invention Reporting to the NIH.
Government License Rights to Contractor-Owned Inventions.
Letter; COGR's letter to OMB regarding its proposed rule to amend Circular
A-110 to make research data available under the Freedom of Information