Industry Notification and Review

INDUSTRY NOTIFICATION and REVIEW

A researcher who wishes to publish or otherwise publicly disclose research from a Network Research Project shall …

  • notify the Network Coordinator at least 60 days prior to the intended release date;
    and
  • provide a copy of any proposed publication, presentation or thesis that includes or discusses any information related to the Network Research Project or that may contain an Industry Network Partner’s confidential information or other potentially commercially valuable proprietary information arising from Network Research Project.

All research material arising from any Network project must be reviewed prior to public disclosure by Industry Partners. This review is legally required as outlined in Research Network Agreement (Section 7.3 and Section 7.4 – student theses.)

POSTING FOR REVIEW

Research material submitted to the Network Coordinator will be posted on this site and the Network Industry Partners notified immediately of its availability for review.

If requested by an Industry Network Partner within 30 days of notification of the posting of the material on the web site:

  • the Authors shall remove or modify any confidential information or other potentially commercially valuable proprietary information as required by the Industry Network Partner from the publication, presentation or thesis prior to its release;and
  • the Authors shall delay public disclosure of the publication or presentation for up to six (6) months to facilitate the filing of a patent application if a Party wishes to file for patent protection for any intellectual property that would be publicly disclosed in the publication, or presentation