Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy. On Being A Scientist: A Guide to Responsible Conduct in Research, Third Edition. Chapter of Intellectual Property. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 2009.
- : Describes the ethical foundations for scientific practices, potential challenges faced by researchers and includes case studies for discussion on intellectual property.
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Alexander, M, Williams, W. A Guidebook for Teaching Selected Responsible Conduct of Research Topics to a Culturally Diverse Trainee Group, Chapter 5: Teaching Materials for Intellectual Property.
- : Includes Mini-Surveys and Case Studies on intellectual property issues with a focus on the training needs of international postdoctoral fellows.
Mini-Survey, Chapter 5: Pages 35-36.
- : General 4-question survey on intellectual property knowledge.
Case IP-1, Chapter 5: page 37.
- : Explores the issue of sharing in science versus the impact of public disclosure.
Case IP-2, Chapter 5: page 39.
- : Explores the issues of patent rights and favoritism in the lab.
Mini-Case IP-A, Chapter 5: page 41.
- : Explores the issues of individual inventions, institutional agreements, copyrights and patents.
Mini-Case IP-B, Chapter 5: page 42.
- : Explores the issues of data ownership and copyright related to a student dissertation.
Mini-Case IP-C, Chapter 5: page 43.
- : Explores the issues of independently licensing an invention developed with federal funds granted to a University, revenue, and the role of the technology transfer office.