(1) Pursuant to Florida Statute 1004.726, Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) is empowered to develop and produce work products relating to educational endeavors that are subject to trademark, copyright or patent statutes. The FSCJ District Board of Trustees supports and encourages its full-time and part-time students, non-faculty employees and adjunct instructors to create scholarly, artistic and commercial works. Such activities increase professional knowledge, provide creative models for students, and bring recognition to the College. These developments may involve the use of College time and resources.
(2) As such, the College President shall implement procedures that consider the relative contribution by the personnel employed in the development of such work products, and as necessary, shall enter into agreements with such personnel, organizations, corporations or government entities, which agreements shall establish the percentage of ownership of such trademarks, copyrights or patents.
(General Authority: FS 1001.64, 1004.726, 1001.65, U.S. Patent Act, 35 U.S.C., U.S. Copyright Law, Title 17)
(Adopted 10/14/76, Revised 6/23/80, 8/3/93, 09/02/03, 02/03/04, 06/05/12, 06/13/17, Formerly 5.53)