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General Terms

Intellectual Property Rights

Each collaborating party shall have the absolute right on the intellectual property owned by it before entering into the collaboration. The share of the intellectual property developed during the project / collaboration shall be proportional to the quantity of the work done by collaborating partner. However, the issue of intellectual property is discussed on the case to case basis at the start of any project or during the course of project.


Costing of the project involve estimation of all the cost centres, payment to government such service tax etc. and the intellectual fee. However, Director, IIIM, Jammu is a final & competent authority to arrive at the final cost of the project.


The institute has so far collaborated with a number of national and international companies with high level of customer satisfaction. All the propriety disclosures are made under secrecy agreements/ confidential disclosure agreements. All the research scientists/fellows or projects staff have also to sign confidential agreements before they are inducted into such projects. During the tenure of the project and many years thereafter (to be mutually decided), both the parties undertake on their behalf and on behalf of the sub-contractors and employees to maintain strict confidentiality and prevent disclosure of the information and data generated or exchanged during the course of the project.

Other Contractual Issues

Other contractual issues such as responsibility of collaborative partner, responsibility of IIIMJ, financial issues, completion of projects, delivery of report, force majeure and amendments to the agreement are discussed and recorded at the time of signing the agreement.