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Intellectual Property

Policy No: RC001**

Policy Statement

It is the mission of the Fashion Institute of Technology ("FIT") to prepare students for professional excellence in design and business through rigorous and adaptable academic programs, experiential learning, and innovative partnerships.  To this end, FIT is a place where students and faculty cross traditional disciplinary boundaries to stimulate innovation, partner with creative industries worldwide, and develop innovative design and business solutions.  To foster this environment, the overall goal of this Intellectual Property policy (the "Policy") is to encourage artistic and intellectual creativity and invention among the students and faculty at FIT.

Who is Affected by This Policy

  • FIT Students
  • Non-FIT Employees

Policy Information

  • Responsible Administrator: Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Responsible Office: Academic Affairs
  • Implementation History: Issued April 2017; Updated June 2017
  • Contact(s): Academic Affairs; Office of the 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. 

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