Who owns IP, university or researcher?

Australia“The question whether a university or its employees own the intellectual property in inventions is not a new one. It has been around for a long time, has been the subject of many disputes and judicial decisions, and with the increasing commercialisation of universities, the involvement of several institutions in one project and the hunger for research funds and venture capital, it is not going to become any easier. To some extent, a recent decision by the Federal Court of Australia in The University of Western Australia v Gray provides some guidance on the issues involved …” (more)

[Neil Brown, University World News, 11 October]

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