14.4.1 The Grants and Research Collaborations
The Grants and Research Collaborations reviews terms and conditions of the University’s grants and academic contracts for compliance with University policies on intellectual property rights and openness in research with TLS support.
14.4.2 The Technology Licensing Section
The Technology Licensing Section promotes the transfer of the University’s technology and intellectual property for society’s use and benefit while generating unrestricted income to support research and education. TLS is responsible for the administration of the University’s invention reporting and licensing program, the commercial evaluation of inventions, patent-filing decisions, petitions to agencies for greater rights in inventions, and negotiation of industrial agreements.
14.4.3 The Executive Vice President for Technology Development and Innovation
The Executive Vice President for Technology Development and Innovation respond to questions of ownership or similar matters (through consultation with the SRS and the TLS).
14.4.4 Dean of Faculty Affairs
The Dean of Faculty Affairs must inform faculty members of their responsibilities under this Policy.
14.4.5 All employees
All employees must know and comply with the requirements of this Chapter.
14.4.6 All supervisors and managers
All supervisors and managers must inform their subordinates of the requirements of this Chapter.