Retention and Assignment of Rights in Special Situations

·         If students wish to retain ownership of their Intellectual Property and decline to assign their rights to any other entity, no further action is required. However, they can not participate in the special project but in an alternative assignment for equal credit.

·         If students agree to assign to the University all rights that they may acquire in inventions, discoveries or rights of patent that are conceived or first actually reduced to practice by them as a result of their participation in the course, students need to complete the Student Intellectual Property University Agreement.

·         If students agree to assign to the Sponsor all rights that they may acquire in inventions, discoveries or rights of patent that are conceived or first actually reduced to practice by them as a result of their participation in that course, students must complete the Student Intellectual Property Company Agreement.