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Intellectual Property

Policy No: RC001*

Policy Statement

This Policy aims to establish fair and reasonable ownership policies that are consistent with FIT’s mission, culture, educational objectives, and level of contribution to a particular work.  In general, this Policy provides that students and faculty own the intellectual property in their work product subject to certain specified exceptions.

Who Should Read This Policy

·         FIT Employees
·         FIT Students
·         Non-FIT Employees 

Policy Information

·         Responsible Administrator(s): Vice President for Academic Affairs

·         Responsible Office(s): Academic Affairs

·         Implementation History: Issued, April 2017

·         Contact(s): Vice President for Academic Affairs; Office of General Counsel

View Official Policy

RC001, Intellectual Property (.pdf)
This PDF document is the official version of this policy.
*This policy subsumes the Copyright policy. 

Related Documents

See Ad Hoc Dispute Resolution Committee Table (.pdf)