Faculty Handbook 3.12 Development and Ownership of Digital Media and Software

Faculty Handbook 3.12 Development and Ownership of Digital Media and Software

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This policy acknowledges the widespread development of intellectual property related to computer software, databases, and digital media, and directs faculty to UAB's Faculty Handbook policy on Ownership of Intellectual Property Rights.
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3.12 Development and Ownership of Digital Media and Software

​UAB recognizes the importance of obtaining the greatest public benefit from its scientific research, inventiveness, and creativity. The widespread use of the electronic digital computer as a tool for education, research, service, and administration has led to a new type of intellectual property relating to the development of computer software and of databases. See Section 3.9.