Sample Policies

Note that additional examples of policies can be found in the AUTM Technology Transfer Practice Manual.

Looking to update your policy? Draft an agreement? Browse AUTM’s collection of policies and agreements—available to AUTM members only—to see examples of a variety of documents from a range of different institutions.

If you would like to share examples of your policies or agreements, please send the URLs, Word documents, or PDFs to info@autm.net.

Intellectual Property Policies
Bigelow 

Student Intellectual Property Policies
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
University of New Hampshire
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Openness in Research Policies
Bigelow 

Innovation Disclosure Policies
Bigelow 

Conflicts-of-Interest and Conflicts-of-Commitment Policies
Bigelow 

Innovation Commercialization Cash Royalty/Equity Distribution Policies
Bigelow

Institutional Equity Policies
Bigelow 

Faculty/Researcher Consulting Policies
Bigelow 

Institutional Use-of-Name Policies
Bigelow 

Corporate Affiliate Program Policies
Bigelow 

Patent and Plant Variety Policies
University of Missouri

Copyright Policies
University of Missouri

Terms-of-Use Disclaimer
Each sample document is intended to serve as a starting point only and should be tailored to meet your specific requirements. The sample documents should not be construed as legal advice for any particular facts or circumstances.
 

For sake of clarity: Because every legal situation varies, an attorney's expertise is often necessary to tailor any sample document to a specific legal situation or the rules or laws of a particular state or other jurisdiction.