Yale University Patent Policy Acknowledgement & Agreement

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Patent Policy Acknowledgement & Agreement

I understand that Yale University has a Patent Policy that applies to inventions made under University auspices. I also understand that Yale’s funding agreements with third parties, including the United States Government, impose certain obligations with respect to rights in inventions. In order to facilitate compliance with the terms of those agreements and applicable Federal regulations, I agree as follows:

  1. I will abide by the Yale University Patent Policy, including any amendments to it adopted from time to time, and I will execute any assignments or other documents necessary to comply with its terms.
  2. If in the course of research conducted under University auspices, as defined by the Patent Policy, I make any invention (whether or not patentable), I will provide to the Yale Office of Cooperative Research a written disclosure of the invention, I will and hereby do assign to Yale my rights in that invention as provided by the Patent Policy and I will cooperate with that Office in the preparation of any patent applications.
  3. I do not have any consulting or other agreement with any third person or organization which grants rights that are in conflict with this agreement, nor will I knowingly enter into any such agreement.

Date: __________________________________

Signature: ______________________________

Name (print or type): ______________________

Department: _____________________________

Please fax the fully signed Patent Policy Acknowledgment & Agreement to OCR @ 203.436.8086 or mail the Agreement to OCR at 433 Temple Street, New Haven.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014