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Are funds received as research grants that are part of a license considered distributable royalties?
Are there templates available to help me create my budget and justification?
Are written notebook records important?
Can I cost share a portion of my time even if the sponsor doesn't require it?
Can I get a copy of a successful proposal?
Can I purchase a laptop computer on my Federal project if the computer was not included in the original proposal?
Can I send just the Internal Proposal Approval Form to my department head/dean so I can start the process even though the proposal narrative is not finished?
Can oral presentations or public disclosure affect patent rights?
Can software be patented?
Can software be released under an open source license?
Do I include equipment in modified total direct cost (MTDC) base?
Do I need to disclose software I have developed?
Do you license to start-up companies?
Does ORSP have an open-door policy?
Does the University ever take equity as part of the license?
Does the University sell intellectual property rights?
Does the version I submit to ORSP have to be the "final" version?
Does UL Lafayette have a standard format for research agreements?
How are inventions from Federally sponsored research handled?
How are inventions from privately sponsored research handled?
How are inventions from State sponsored research handled?
How do I copyright software?
How do I create a NSF Fastlane account or a NIH eCommons account?
How do I determine if the item I want to buy is equipment or supplies?
How do I disclose software?
How do I get copies of patents?
How do I purchase equipment?
How does one go about obtaining a patent at UL Lafayette?
How does the inventor participate in patent prosecution?
How early should I contact ORSP if I'm planning to submit a proposal?
How is effort calculated?
How long does it take to receive a patent from initiation?
How often must an effort report be completed?
How should a situation be handled when the potential private sponsor maintains that since it is paying for research, all intellectual property should belong to it?
How will a publication affect patent rights?
How will you market/license my discovery?
I am still working on my proposal package that's due in two weeks and my budget isn't finished. Should I route it now?
I have an invention. What do I need to do?
I purchased equipment on my Federal project. Can I use the equipment on other sponsored projects or activities?
I recently purchased a laptop computer on my Federal project. Can I also use the Laptop computer on my instructional activities?
I'm not getting e-mails from ORSP. How do I get on the email list?
I'm planning to submit but there is no formal Request for Proposals (RFP). What do I do?
If an employee of UL Lafayette and an employee of an outside company or university invent something jointly, who owns the invention?
Is a Conflict of Interest Form required for all proposal submissions?
Must I disclose my invention?
My department head/dean/co-PI is out of town. Can I route the Internal Approval Form without this signature?
My proposal is due tomorrow. Can I still route it and will it get submitted?
No budget is required for submission. Do I have to route my proposal to ORSP?
The sponsor doesn't require any signatures for submission. Do I have to route my proposal to ORSP?
The sponsor requires a Notice of Intent (or White Paper or Pre-Proposal) prior to a full proposal. Does the Notice of Intent have to be routed?