Intellectual Property

As required by federal regulation, all individuals supported on sponsored projects, including graduate students, must acknowledge the University’s intellectual property policy, which states that title to technology resulting from research, work, or study supported by externally sponsored or University allocated resources belongs to Syracuse University.


See the Faculty Manual, Section 3.23 for more information on the Ownership and Management of Intellectual Property.

Forms with a version date on or after October 18, 2012 are approved for use.  The form dated October 25, 2019 is the current version of the Intellectual Property Agreements.

Faculty/Staff Intellectual Property Agreement

Intellectual Property Agreement – Nonfacuty