image caption goes here HOP Policies and Related Federal Statutes and Guidelines

  1. UTHSCSA Handbook  of Operating Procedures (HOP) Chapter 12 – Intellectual Property
  2. Board of Regent Rules
  3. Baye Dole – The Bayh-Dole Act fundamentally changed the nation’s system of technology transfer by enabling universities to retain title to inventions and take the lead in patenting and licensing groundbreaking discoveries.
  4. Federal March-In Rights (35 USC 203)
  5. IRS Rev. Proc. 2007-47 (successor to IRS Rev. Proc. 97-14)
  6. NIH Data Sharing Policy

image caption goes here Forms

    1. Innovation Disclosure Form
    2. Confidentiality or Non-Disclosure Agreement – CDA/NDA Request Form
      • UT Health SA investigators who need a confidentiality or non-disclosure agreement (CDA/NDA) to receive or disclose confidential information to an external party should submit the request to OTC by sending an email request to Once OTC receives the submission, an assigned OTC Business Development Officer will email the UTHSA investigator to confirm receipt of the request.
    3. Material Transfer Agreement – When an external party wishes to receive material from, or transfer material to, a researcher at UT Health San Antonio.
      • The following materials requests should be sent directly to the Office of Sponsored Programs (
        1. Requests to receive materials in your lab here at UT Health San Antonio from any outside source;
        2. Requests to send materials to another academic institution or any not-for-profit organization.
      • For requests to send materials to a for-profit company, please complete the following form and return to
    4. Sponsored Research Agreement
      • OTC and the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) work together to facilitate industry sponsored research collaborations with UTHSCSA faculty. If you would like to learn more about industry collaborations, please email your technology licensing officer, or email

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