19. Intellectual Property Rights and Patents
Certain activities undertaken within the University including research and consultancy may give rise to ideas, designs and inventions which might be patentable. These are collectively known as intellectual property.
The Executive Committee is responsible for establishing procedures to deal with any patents accruing to the University from inventions and discoveries made by staff in the course of their research.
19.3 Intellectual property rights
In the event of the University deciding to become involved in the commercial exploitation of inventions and research, the matter should then proceed in accordance with the intellectual property procedures issued by the University and available to staff at the Research Commercialisation Team's Intellectual Property Page.
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