Every invention by AUA ‘s researchers within the framework of a project funded by SARF, is considered dependent (under article 6 of law 1733/1987) and property rights of said invention are split between the researcher, by 60% and AUA, by 40%.
AUA is entitled to the commercial exploitation of said invention and has priority over the researcher-inventor yielding emolument to said researcher-inventor proportional to the eco-nomic value and possible profits generated by said invention. The researcher-inventor of said dependent invention announces in writing to the Research Committee the realization of said invention and provides the necessary results in order to submit a Patent Claim Form, together with AUA. If AUA ‘s Research Committee does not state in writing its interest for the Patent Claim within the timeframe of one (1) month after the aforementioned announcement, then said invention belongs solely to the researcher-inventor.
Any person (Researcher or otherwise) has official or unofficial knowledge of research products or progress oughts full confidentiality and divergence from acts of self-interest based on said knowledge.
Intellectual Property Rights are intangible rights acquired automatically – unconditionally for any sort of prototype project that is created, appears or is expressed in any physical form.
Ownership and Intellectual Property Rights of Research Results of SARF funded projects belong to the researcher by 60% and to AUA by 40%, unless the contract signed between AUA and its Originators/Benefactors states otherwise./p>
These rights include, as exclusive and absolute rights, a) the right to exploit the work (economic right) and b) the right to protect their personal connection with the work (moral right) (according to provisions of the law 2121/1993).
AUA ‘s researchers are explicitly prohibited from conceding any rights to third parties as well as allotting part or sum of said project, for any reason, without AUA’s written approval. In case of publication of part or sum of project created, in whole or in part, by AUA then it must be divulged.