Regents' Rules and Regulations, Series 90000 Historical Perspective: 1985 - present
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Below is an outline of the historical changes to the Regents' Rules and Regulations, Series 90000 from 1985 to the present. You may click on the links below to download the amendments to the policy on a particular date. A complete historical perspective of the entire Regents' Rules and Regulations is available from the Board of Regents' website.
Identifies intellectual property which will be owned by Board (Sections 2.452, 2.453); nonsubstantive editorial & clarifying revisions; clarifies Institutional Patent Committee's role & procedures for reviewing submissions; added new subsections regarding equity interests, business participation & reporting requirements; added new subsection regarding BOR approval of agreements having intellectual property on institutional docket.
Expands definition of faculty authored scholarly works & allows faculty member to retain IP rights for scholarly works which are related to faculty's professional field & which are not commissioned by University.
Amendments to Part Two, Chapter XI, Section 1, regarding delegation of authority to the chief administrative officer on behalf of BOR; Amended Chapter XII: to include students under IP Policy; to broaden application of scholarly works; when BOR will own IP; reporting requirements; approval process for legal documents related to IP. Added new section 2.8 regarding use of System facilities by inventor after invention is released to inventor.