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Policies and Regulations

UTHealth Intellectual Property Policy
UTHealth’s Handbook of Operating Procedures (HOOP) (Policy Number 201) outlines University Intellectual Property policy regarding inventions and intellectual creations.

UT System Intellectual Property Policy
Regents’ Rules & Regulations outline The University of Texas System policies regarding intellectual property.

UTHealth Research Conflict of Interest Policy

UTHealth Royalty Distribution Policy
Pursuant to UTHealth’s HOOP (Policy Number 201), and after certain costs of licensing and patenting are recapture (i.e. outside patenting costs), UTHealth divides any remaining royalty income as follows:

50% Creator(s)
5% Lab of Creator(s)
5% School of Creator(s)
5% Department of Creator(s)
35% Office of Technology Management