Policies

UT Southwestern’s research can benefit the public and assist the state in commercial development and expansion of its economic base through appropriate intellectual property management and technology transfer. In accordance with the policies of the Board of Regents of the University of Texas System (Board) and UT Southwestern, faculty and staff inventors are eligible for financial rewards from the licensing of intellectual properties.

UT Southwestern’s policies and actions with regard to intellectual property are consistent with the Regents’ rules and guidelines and the U.S. Public Health Service/NIH Patent Policy. Copies are available in the Office of Legal Affairs  or the Office for Technology Development.

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