Questions relating to the procedure for submitting IP award agreements should be addressed to IPAssignmentform@innovation.pitt.edu. In this letter, Beeson makes two important points. On the one hand, she says, “as a condition of federal aid, promotional agencies require the university to have agreements with individual faculties that protect the government`s interest in intellectual property, which were developed as a result of research supported by federal grants and contracts.” She adds: “Enterprise and foundation contracts and equipment transfer contracts increasingly require such agreements.” IP award agreements must be subject to funding from a federal proposal, as IP allocation agreements are required before a federal grant or contract can be activated. As for Bayh-Dole, there was a Supreme Court ruling on Stanford vs. Roche that led to the types of intellectual property agreements that we are in right now. The university was previously able to accept federal funds when the university`s lead investigators cleaned up their intellectual property rights by signing the Option 1 or Option 2 form proposed as part of the 2014 IP compliance update, any divestiture prior to 2014, or if they had signed Option 3, an agreement to transfer intellectual property rights in the future after the invention. The 2014 3-Best-tigungsvereinbarung option no longer meets the requirements of the revised Bayh-Dole regulations. A post-doctor with a transition position to prepare for a university or scientific career may have a vocation as a post-doctor or post-doctor The requirements for IP assignment agreements depend on the nature of the appointment. Specifically, if you have previously signed an Option 3 confirmation form and are researching as a staff or faculty collaborator, on an outstanding federal grant or contract activated on May 14, 2018, you will be invited to implement the new IP Confirmation and Transfer Agreement, Option 3 Bayh-Dole, found on www.innovation.pitt.edu/intellectual-property-assignment/, so that your contract is in agreement.