Each institution has its own policy on IP ownership, and your ownership rights as an inventor may depend on your status within your organization. Please contact us, if you have any questions.
Ownership - Queen’s University
Generally all intellectual property is owned by you, the creator(s), UNLESS some other arrangement has been made in advance for certain categories of employment, for certain types of funding, or by individual contract.
- Faculty members covered under the Collective Agreement between Queen's University and its faculty association (QUFA):
- Graduate students
- Please consult your faculty supervisor, as your relationship may be guided by the type of appointment and employment relationship you have at the university.
- Queen’s faculty members with appointments to KGH:
- KGH Staff:
Please feel free to contact us for general questions about intellectual property.