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Volume 34 Number 14

March 7, 2002

Intellectual property issues at Memorial
Where to draw the line

Having an intellectual property policy in place can only benefit supervisors and graduate students. (L-R) Graduate student Jamie King and supervisor, Dr. Ray Gosine, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.


Intellectual property issues can have a significant impact on graduate students’ programs, particularly in collaborative and externally-funded research projects. To address those concerns, a committee was formed last spring at the request of the Graduate Students’ Union (GSU) to establish a process for dealing with conflicts between the educational process and intellectual property.

According to Richard Ellis, committee chair and university librarian, intellectual property includes not only copyright, but also patents.

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