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National Code of Practice for Managing Intellectual Property from Public-Private Collaborative Research
  acsti051125_ip_code_of_practice_webopt.pdf (830.4 KB)
Document ID LIB45
Document type Scientific advisory body opinion/advice
Issue date 30/11/2005
Original language of the document English
Full text available in EN (830.4 KB)
Document produced by FORFAS organisation visiting card
Department/Service/Committee: The Advisory Council for Science, Technology and Innovation
Document uploaded by Declan Hughes
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Short description  This Code presents the national policy position regarding Intellectual Property (IP) arising from collaborative research. It provides guidance on IP related issues to be considered by collaborating partners and an overarching framework under which parties to an IP agreement may negotiate.

This Code complements the National Code of Practice for Managing Intellectual Property from Publicly Funded Research, published in 2004. Together, these Codes form an integral part of the commercialisation infrastructure in Ireland.

Abstract (focusing on the key recommendations)  This Code of Practice provides guidelines for the management and commercialisation of intellectual property from collaborative research between industrial and academic partners. It provides a set of principles and a consistent starting point for negotiation that the partners should adopt in establishing collaborative research agreements, including a flexible approach to the issues of ownership and ...

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