1. Policy

1.1. Carle Illinois College of Medicine (Carle Illinois) will follow the Student Ownership Policy provided by the Office of Technology Management.
1.2. Consistent with the University policy, Carle Illinois courses will be governed by course specific guidelines. These guidelines will be memorialized in supporting documentation prepared by the Course Directors and Office of Academic Affairs in conjunction with Office of Technology Management and the Curriculum Oversight Committee in advance of the course commencing.
1.3. Also consistent with the University’s Student Ownership Policy, when a faculty member, University employee, and/or Carle Foundation employee plays a significant role in generation of that intellectual property that would qualify them as an inventor for such invention under US patent law, the invention would be jointly owned by the student and the University and/or Carle as indicated in the Research Agreement between The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, acting for its Urbana-Champaign campus, and The Carle Foundation.
1.4. Students creating intellectual property are strongly encouraged to read the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign’s inventor handbook and familiarize themselves with the Office of Technology Management.