The University has an interest in and reserves the right to review, negotiate, and sign agreements for the use or sale, outside the immediate instructional setting, of the following educational materials:
a. materials specifically commissioned by the University;
b. materials to which the University has made a substantial contribution (one which is significant in the context of the situation and the practices in particular disciplines, schools, departments, or other units of the University); or
c. materials developed with the assistance of outside funding where terms of the grant or contract are binding on the author or the University.
Examples of materials in which the University reserves the right to review, negotiate, and sign agreements as provided in V-31.2 are:
(1) video or audio recordings;
(2) motion pictures;
(3) programmed instructional materials;
(4) computer programs and software;
(5) computer-assisted instruction courseware;
(6) three-dimensional materials and exhibits; and
(7) a combination of the above and other types of materials, e.g., multimedia and other instructional packages.
Rights in inventions are administered by the University Patent Committee and The University of Iowa Research Foundation pursuant to the official University Patent Policy (see V-30) adopted by the Board of Regents.