Optional IP advice

The government has released an intellectual property guide for universities doing business with industry

“What,” you ask “the one the previous government proposed and which was widely,  condemned before the election?” (CMM March 7).

It looks like some of that is there, but not to worry, using the 11 templates covering a bunch of situations is voluntary, at least for now.

“Further guidance on any future obligations to use the Framework and its applicability for relevant funding programs will be provided in due course,” the user guide states.