Student-Developed Intellectual Property

Wallace Community College will maintain ownership rights to student-developed intellectual property when the student’s work is part of a larger work for which Wallace Community College owns all or part of the intellectual property rights, unless one of the following conditions is met prior to the student’s beginning the work:

  1. The student obtains a signed agreement between the student and the Wallace Community College Dean, Instructional Affairs, which provides that the student has exclusive or shared rights to the student-developed work; OR
  2. The student obtains written notice from the Dean, Instructional Affairs stating that the student owns the larger work and that the student will own any intellectual property rights in the work.