Student Responsibility

Academic Honesty

Intellectual Property Rights of Graduate Students

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This document states the intellectual property rights of graduate students as both creators and users of intellectual property. Intellectual Property (IP) means the tangible or communicable results of literary, artistic and scientific endeavour. Copyright is an exclusive property right to publish, produce, reproduce, translate, broadcast, adapt or perform a work, as defined by the Copyright Act. The word invention shall mean any new and useful art, process, machine, manufacture or composition of matter, or any new and useful improvement in any art, process, machine, manufacture or composition of matter, and shall include industrial design and know-how. Most IP can be either protected under copyright or, in the case of inventions, through patents.