August 19, 1992
MEMBERS, PRESIDENT'S CABINET
The enclosed University of California Policy on Copyright Ownership is effective immediately. This Policy supersedes the University Copyright Policy, issued August 1, 1975.
The initial revision of the 1975 University Copyright Policy was undertaken by the Intellectual Property Advisory Council because of the need to:
The enclosed Policy achieves these goals.
In the near future, guidelines and procedures to implement this Policy will be issued by the Senior Vice President--Administration. Each Chancellor should establish or designate an office on his or her campus to serve as a central resource for faculty and staff to consult about the application of this Policy.
David Pierpont Gardner
See also related 12/01/99 Guidelines for Compliance with the Online Service Provider Provisions of the Digital Millenium Copyright Act.
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