Intellectual Property

In the interest of advancing the scholarly activity of our community, promoting academic integrity, and supporting both individual and institutional interests, the University has established intellectual property policies which govern the recognition, disclosure, ownership, publication, and distribution of discoveries made in the normal course of activities at the University. Students, staff, and faculty are both protected and bound by these policies. The applicable policies on intellectual property may be found at:

Intellectual Property Policy

https://villanova.policytech.com/docview/?docid=50&public=true

Patent Policy  
Copyright & Coursepacks 

https://www1.villanova.edu/content/dam/villanova/provost/faculty_secure/Faculty-Handbook-Final-Version.pdf

Students must comply with all laws and University policy applicable to intellectual property. Intellectual property includes copyrights, patents and trademarks, which are further described in the policies at the link above, the links below and the following section titled “Use of Name and Trademark”.

Copyright Infringement and Illegal File Sharing

https://villanova.policytech.com/docview/?docid=143&public=true