This is the standard agreement on mutual confidentiality of the SIU, which can be implemented in order to define the proper treatment of confidential information emanating from both SIUs and industrial partners. The Office of Technology Transfer may provide a customized document if information about the external entity/institution/organization, a contact person within that entity and other information about the type of relationship expected is provided. Below are examples of standard ETS forms and agreements that serve as reference documents. The exact content and language of each document may change to meet specific project/partnership requirements or other considerations. Please contact us to get started. This contract defines the rights and obligations of suppliers and beneficiaries with respect to materials and all derivatives transferred for research purposes. The Office of Technology Transfer can provide a customized document if it provides information about the external entity/institution/organization, a contact person within that entity and the type of material to be transferred inside, outside or between the SIU and that entity. Faculty, students and staff are required to sign NDAs before disclosing potentially confidential information or may be asked to sign it before receiving this information from third parties. The NOA must be fully implemented by both parties before entering into another debate on technology. A licensing agreement is the standard contract format by which Cleveland State University and a potential licensee attempt to obtain mutually acceptable licensing conditions for an invention. Strategies for transferring inventions from universities to industry are based on non-exclusive or exclusive licenses. All licensing agreements must protect the university`s mission by ensuring that faculty engineers retain the right to pursue research in the licensed field, freely publish and disseminate tangible technology-related research to other academic and not-for-profit researchers.
The university requires all underwriters to accept appropriate compensation and insurance obligations, as required by the State of Ohio. Sponsored research agreements (SRAs) govern research funded at Cleveland State University. TTOs negotiate SRAs when a company or public body of the university makes funds available to a particular project and the company expects some form of intellectual property rights from the research. Part B developed, invented and/or manufactured practical technology using the resources and research institutes provided by Part A. Scientific material transferred between Cleveland State University and another organization must be formally covered by a Material Transfer Agreement (MTA). An MTA is an agreement that governs the transfer of research materials between two organizations when the recipient intends to use it for his or her own research purposes. A licensing agreement is a legal contract in which the licensee (SIU) grants the licensee (company) rights for the production, sale, use and/or marketing of the intellectual property held by the licensee (SIU). Standard USSR models are available for generic technologies, therapeutic drugs, medical devices and software. Note that the exact content and language of each document may change to reflect the specific details of each invention and partnership. Please contact us to get started. The standard SIU option contract is a legal contract by which the SIU may grant a potential licensee (company) a right to issue a licence for a period of finite time for intellectual property owned by the SIU.
The agreement is often used in situations where a company is considering adjusting a technology in its portfolio or other due diligence issues. Note that the exact content and language of each document may change to reflect the specific details of each invention and partnership.