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Intellectual Property

The Indiana University Policy on Intellectual Property covers the following subjects:

  • Definitions
  • Categories of Covered Intellectual Property
  • Revenue Distribution
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Implementation

In general, patentable work is vested in the university. Copyrighted works are divided into two categories: Traditional Works of Scholarship, the rights for which remain with the creator of the work, and University Works, to which Indiana University retains ownership. Read the complete intellectual property policy for information on legal protections and revenue distribution.