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Date published: March 20, 2020

Intellectual Property and Copyright: Grants

Copyright and any rights to intellectual property developed under SSHRC funding are owned by the applicant (principal investigators) and co-applicants (co-investigators) or by the postsecondary institution or organization, depending on intellectual property agreements as defined by the postsecondary institution or organization where the grant holder is employed. SSHRC does not retain or own any membership or exploration rights to any such intellectual property. Scholars receiving SSHRC grants for research activities that involve a partnership must retain ownership of all intellectual property and publication rights accruing from the joint activities.