3.26 Intellectual Property - History

Board Policies
Chapter 3 - Educational Policies

Policy History:

Date of Adoption: 06/19/02
Date of Implementation: 01/01/03
Date of Last Review: 04/22/20

Date & Subject of Amendments:

04/22/20 – Reorganized the types of works in the Part 2 Definition section, added student internship agreements and open educational resource agreements in Part 4, Subpart B, 4 & 5; deleted the intellectual property coordinator language in Parts 5 and 10; added language on system legal counsel’s review of contracts involving intellectual property in Part 5, Subpart B; changed Part 5 into the management of intellectual property, and made general technical edits throughout the policy.

11/16/11 - Effective 1/1/12, the Board of Trustees amends all board policies to change the term "Office of the Chancellor" to "system office," and to make necessary related grammatical changes.

06/16/10 - Amended Part 3, Subpart G to include Inventors. Added Subpart I, Faculty, Subpart T, System and Subpart U, Works Made for Hire. Delete Subpart N, Professional Staff. Amended Part 4, Subpart A1 to allow a written agreement with a non-faculty member. Amended Subpart A3 to delete Encoded Works. Amended Subpart B to allow modification of Basic Ownership Rights through a written agreement. Deleted Subpart B3, Equity Distributions, and Subpart 6, Certain Encoded Works. Amended Subpart B4 to define substantial resources. Added Subpart 5, Works Owned Jointly by Colleges, Universities, and the System, and Subpart 6, Equitable Distributions. Amended Part 7, Subpart B to include language regarding patents or copyright protections that are not pursued, and distributions of net proceeds generated from the commercialization. Other minor amendments throughout the entire policy.