Patent Policy This policy applies to the ownership of patents in works invented or created by Colgate students, staff, and faculty.
"Faculty" includes academic, library, and athletic faculty using university funds, facilities, or other resources. The Committee on Intellectual Property
oversees these policies.
Inventions conceived or first reduced to practice using university facilities or developed under a sponsored research agreement shall be promptly disclosed in writing to the chair of the Committee on Intellectual Property . The inventors shall complete appropriate patent disclosure forms supplied for this purpose.