Intellectual Property Infringement
What is an Intellectual Property Infringement?
The University defines an intellectual property infringement as any unauthorized or in appropriate use, misappropriation, or disclosure of:
- Confidential information (in any form); or
- Intellectual property belonging to the University or any University customer, supplier, or business partner, including without limitation, any intellectual property protected under any U.S.. or other laws relating to copyrights, patents, or trade secrets.
Who to Contact
To ask a question, receive guidance, or report a violation related to intellectual property infringement, contact a representative from the list below. All are trained and ready to help.
You can also visit EthicsPoint, or call the hotline, to ask a question or submit a report.
Innovation and New Ventures Office
Alicia Loffler, Associate Provost for Innovation and New Ventures
- Phone: 847-467-2097
- Email: email@example.com
- Contact for: Issues related to patents and trade secrets
Office of the Provost
Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, Associate Provost for Faculty
- Phone: 847-491-8543
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Contact for: Issues related to copyright infringement