Anne Arundel Community College encourages faculty and other employees to undertake different forms of creative work and to add new scholarship and creations to the body of public knowledge, some of which may be protected by copyright, patent, trademark, trade secrets, and/or other laws. To eliminate conflict, it is appropriate to establish ownership, rights, and responsibilities with respect to intellectual property created, developed, or produced by faculty and other employees during their employment at the college.
The creator of intellectual property shall be the owner of the property unless:
The Board of Trustees hereby authorizes the President, or his/her designee, to develop and establish appropriate procedures to implement and enforce this policy.
Policy Title: Intellectual Property Policy
Policy Category: General
Policy Owner: Provost/Vice President for Learning
Policy Administrator: Associate Vice President for Learning and Academic Affairs
Contact Information: Dr. Tina Smith; email@example.com; 410-777-2776
Approval Date: June 12, 2012
Effective Date: June 12, 2012
History: Adopted on March 12, 2002; revised June 12, 2012
Applies to: All faculty, staff and students
Related Policies: N/A
Related Procedures: N/A
Relevant Laws: N/A