These documents were created by faculty and staff from the New York State Science & Technology Law Center to provide more information on a variety of intellectual property and economic development issues.

 

Sponsored Research Agreement Template
By Technology Commercialization Law Program Students, 2010

A template for an agreement between a university and a sponsor,
wherein the sponsor agrees to provide funding to the university for the
purpose of research.

Sponsored Research Master Agreement File
By Technology Commercialization Law Program Students, 2010

A fully searchable database of Master Agreements from the top 200
universities in research and development expenditures as determined
by a survey conducted by the National Science Foundation’s Division of
Science Resources.

State Intellectual Property Policies
By Technology Commercialization Law Program Students, 2007

Compiled research on all 50 states that is used to explore the role of
state government in creating an atmosphere where university R&D can
flourish and the state benefits from the investment.

University-Industry Sponsored Research Contract Term Analysis
By Technology Commercialization Law Program Students, 2006

A report that explores industry sponsored academic research
agreements and identifies practices that facilitate contract negotiation
of typically contentious issues.

The Carolina Express License Agreement
By Ted Hagelin, 2010

Professor Ted Hagelin’s assessment of the Carolina Express License
Agreement (CELA), an important advance in launching university
spin-off companies.

The Experimental Use Exemptions To Patent Infringement
By Ted Hagelin, 2005

This report is to inform university researchers and technology transfer
professionals on the state of the law regarding the experimental use
exemption to patent infringement under which patented subject matter
can be used without a license for research purposes.

Model Negotiation Policies
By Ted Hagelin, 2010

Professor Ted Hagelin’s Model Negotiation Policies to facilitate
reasonable, equitable and expeditious negotiations between the
university and industry for sponsored research and technology transfer.

Model Sponsored Research Policies
By Ted Hagelin, 2010

Professor Ted Hagelin’s Model Sponsored Research Policies to create
a balance of rights between university and industry sponsors in order
to maximize the benefits of sponsored research to industry, to the
university and to the public at large.

Model Technology Transfer Policies
By Ted Hagelin, 2010

Professor Ted Hagelin’s Model Sponsored Research Policies to create
a balance of rights between university and industry sponsors in order
to maximize the benefits of sponsored research to industry, to the
university and to the public at large.

New York State Intellectual Property Policy Choices
By Ted Hagelin

A paper to facilitate discussion of a possible NYS IP policy by framing
some of the choices that policy makers will confront.

NYSTAR: Assessing The Success Of Technology Transfer Offices
By Technology Commercialization Law Program Students, 2009

A research project that tested the degree of correlation between past
effectiveness factors and new hypothesized effectiveness factors on the
success of Technology Transfer Offices (TTO)s as measured by three
sets of data collected by the Association of University Technology
Managers (AUTM)

Patent Reform In The Courts, The Congress, And The Patent Office
By Lisa Dolak

A report by Professor Lisa Dolak that summarizes patent changes that
have already been implemented and highlights potential additional
developments, including an assessment of their significance for
universities and businesses engaged in technology commercialization
transactions.

Public Policy Regarding Industry-Sponsored Research At U.S. Universities
By UIDP Revenue Procedure

This report discusses two different interpretations of “public interest”
regarding industry-sponsored research set forth in U.S. tax law.