Policies & Guidelines
Commercialization of Intellectual Property Policy: Governs patents and ownership, commercialization, and dissemination of intellectual property rights in University technologies.
Federal Bayh-Dole Act: Lets small businesses and nonprofit organizations, including universities, retain the title to inventions made under federally-funded research programs.
Conflict of Interest and External Activities
Conflict of Interest Policy: Governs individual conflict of interest and applies to covered individuals at the University.
Administrative Policy on Conflict of Interest: Administrative policy on implementing the University Regents Policies on individual conflicts of interest.
Office for Institutional Compliance: Provides independent oversight over the University's compliance programs, assuring that the University complies with federal, state, and local laws; regulations; and University policies.
Required Instruction for Researchers
Guidelines for Maintaining Laboratory Notebooks: Helps researchers keep accurate, detailed, and up-to-date lab notebooks to prove inventorship and validity of research results.
Responsible Conduct of Research: Intellectual property education is part of the Responsible Conduct of Research core training required for new principal investigators.