Guideline IPG04 ACCEPTANCE OF DONATED INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY BY THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY (Formerly RAG17)

Policy Steward:  Office of the Vice President for Research

Contents:

  • Purpose
  • Guideline
  • Further Information
  • Cross References

  • PURPOSE:

    To establish the appropriate guidelines for the acceptance of donated intellectual property by The Pennsylvania State University.

    GUIDELINE:

    The Office of Technology Management (OTM) is responsible for the management and transfer of intellectual property for The Pennsylvania State University. OTM routinely evaluates Penn State inventions and technologies for technical merit, patentability, commercial potential and marketability. OTM will be primarily responsible for assessing the value and benefits of accepting donations of intellectual property and will recommend a course of action regarding proffered intellectual property to the Assistant Vice President for Research. These recommendations will be based on the criteria outlined below.


    FURTHER INFORMATION:

    For questions, additional detail, or to request changes to this policy, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Research.

    CROSS REFERENCES:


    Effective Date: January 7, 2013
    Date Approved: September 14, 2012
    Date Published: January 7, 2013 (Editorial changes- November 19, 2015)

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