Status and Details

Status and Details

Intellectual Property Policy

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Status Current Indicates if this version of the document is in effect (Current), yet to come into effect (Future), or expired (Historic).
Effective Date 9th September 2018 This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 9th September 2021 The next review of this document is scheduled to commence on this date.
Approval Authority University Council The noted authority approved this is version of the document.
Approval Date 3rd September 2018 This is the date on which this version of the document was approved by the authorised authority.
Expiry Date Not Applicable This is the date on which this version expires. It may still apply, conditionally, after this date.
Unit Head Michael Friend
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation)
This is the officer generally responsible for day to day administrative matters.
Author Robert Doubleday

+61 2 69332811
This is the author of record for this version of the document.
Enquiries Contact Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research and Innovation General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

April 2021 – position title changes in accordance with University structure changes, approval of document correct in accordance with GOV10B.


December 2020 – Editorial change in accordance with GOV10B, references to Director, Research updated to Dean, Graduate Studies. Changes to Clause 20 to correct internal clause reference. 


The Unit Head field has been updated from the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Global Engagement (Research and Partnerships) to the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) to align with current structure.


June 2019 - all references to the 'Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Development and Industry)' position and division updated to 'Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Engagement)', to align with current structure.


The Policy has not been revised for a number of years, it is not recorded when the last revision occurred. Amendments to the updated Intellectual Property Policy include removal of references to disestablished or no longer existing committees and positions. All clauses have been reviewed and either redrafted or removed to ensure currency of Intellectual Property requirements and correct governance for the management of Intellectual Property.  This Policy has been approved by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Development and Industry) in accordance with the requirements of Delegation GOV10.