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