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College Catalog 2008-2010

Intellectual Property Rights/Ownership

Distance education course sites and content, programs, materials, instructional aides, strategies, methods, techniques, devices, artifacts, software, or any item or content that may be classified as "intellectual property" developed as an employee or student of Central Carolina Community College become the property of the college. CCCC will be granted a non-exclusive perpetual license to use any part of any category mentioned above without charge to the college. Such developed property includes materials and objects developed for, or as the result of, an instructional exercise.

Employees or students who engage in such development activities will retain their rights to continue to use and profit from the intellectual property even when they are no longer associated with CCCC.

Employees, full-time or part-time, further agree, in consideration upon entering the employment relationship, to grant the college a non-exclusive perpetual license to use distance education course sites and content, programs, materials, instructional aides, strategies, methods, techniques, devices, artifacts, software, or any item or content that may be classified as "intellectual property" developed prior to employment by CCCC.