Protecting the rights of those who create intellectual property should be a high priority for all UNH faculty and staff. Find out your role in maintaining the rights to your work and preventing your misuse of others’ work.
Technology transfer is the exchange or sharing of knowledge, skills, processes, or technologies across different organizations. This process enables scientific and technological developments to be accessible to a wider range of users who can then develop the technology further and use it to create new products, processes, applications, materials or services.
Material Transfer Agreements (MTAs) address the exchange of research materials between individuals at separate organizations. Case-by-case negotiation of MTAs often is necessary, particularly when intellectual property or ownership issues are involved.
Copyright, a form of intellectual property law, protects original works of
authorship including literary, dramatic, musical, and artistic works, such as
poetry, novels, movies, songs, computer software, and architecture.
Find resources here to help you protect your own work and use others' work responsibly.