Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this version of the document. It also contains information contact details for the subject matter expert.  To the right, a brief summary of the changes between this and the previous version is provided.

Intellectual Property Policy

Status Current
Effective Date 23rd August 2011
Review Date 31st December 2019
Approval Authority Vice-Chancellor
Approval Date 23rd August 2011
Expiry Date Not Applicable
Enquiries Contact Jennifer Flinn
General Counsel
+61 2 4985 4973

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

15 May 2019: Definition of Intellectual Property updated.


4 February 2019:  Minor Administrative Amendment, Senior Deputy Vice Chancellor Research and Innovation amended to Deputy Vice Chancellor Research and Innovation, following positional changes within the University. Approved by Director, Assurance Services.


31 July 2018:  Minor administrative change to amend reference to Student Misconduct Rule to Student Conduct Rule.


This is the first version of this document to be published in the new UON Policy Library. For all intents and purposes, this version is reflective of the version that was approved, published and in effect at the time the new Policy Library was launched. In migrating the document to the new Policy Library it was subjected to reformatting, including the application of a new numbering system.


The following information details the history of changes to the document prior to its publication in the new UON Policy Library:


7 February 2018 – minor administrative changes to reflect position title changes and as a result of UON policy glossary.


Amended Policy Owner title to reflect structural changes, 7 July 2015


Change in terminology from "general" to "professional" staff, approved by the Vice-Chancellor 21 February 2012, effective 1 January 2012


23 August 2011 - Administrative amendments due to implementation of Student Misconduct Rule which replaced Student Discipline Rules effective 25 July 2011.


12 May 2011 - Minor amendments to correct formatting and correct links to new Conflicts of Interest Policy


31 August 2007 - Approved by Council



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