Intellectual Property Policy

The Intellectual Property (IP) Policy is designed to provide employees, students and others utilizing campus resources an overview of their rights as an inventor. This includes the distribution scheme for revenue sharing.

FY16 IP Policy (PDF) - for disclosures submitted on or after April 7, 2016

FY09 IP Policy (PDF) - for disclosures submitted after July 1, 2008

FY97 IP Policy (PDF) - for disclosures submitted before July 1, 2008

For details regarding why the FY09 IP policy is important to you and a description of the process by which it was created, view a Reprint of the Catalyst June 2008 (PDF).

Faculty Start-Ups

For information about MUSC’s policies surrounding faculty start-ups, please visit the For Entrepreneurs section of this site.