Date: August 1990--Rev.(1)
Authority: UWM Administration
(ALSO SEE S-32: Instructional Materials, Use, Ownership and Control of)
- General UW System policies relating to copyright are contained in General
Administrative Policy Paper No. 27, Ownership, Use and Control of Instructional
Materials, revised November 24, 1997 and GAPP #10 (revised 10/21/85).
- Prior to the actual commencement of any work in which UWM may have an ownership
interest, the dean of the appropriate school or college or administrator of
the appropriate division and the director of the Office of Legal Affairs:
(a) shall be consulted whenever there is the possibility
of copyright registration being made on behalf of the Board of Regents of
the University of Wisconsin
(b) shall review all contracts as required by General
Administrative Policy Paper No. 27 or implied by GAPP No. 10.
In the event that copyrightable works that were not foreseen, and in which
the UW System may have an ownership interest, are developed during the course
of work, the above steps shall be taken as soon as possible during the development
of such works.
- All copyright agreements and registrations shall be reviewed by the vice
chancellor to determine consistency with the academic mission, and then signed,
if appropriate, by the vice chancellor, or, in his or her absence, the assistant
chancellor for administrative affairs.
- A copy of all executed copyright agreements and registrations shall be forwarded
to and maintained in the office of the assistant chancellor for administrative
affairs. The assistant chancellor for administrative affairs provides copies
of registrations to the secretary of the Board of Regents.