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UW/UAW Contract (Effective 5/4/12 - 4/30/15)
Article 11 Intellectual Property and Scholarly Misconduct

Section 1. Volume 4, Part 5, Chapter 7 of the University Handbook (“Patent, Invention and Copyright Policy”) shall be incorporated into this Agreement in its entirety.

Section 2. Volume 4, Part 9, Chapter 1 of the University Handbook (“Scientific and Research Misconduct”) shall be incorporated into this Agreement in its entirety.

Section 3. The Union and the University shall work together to develop a plain language summary of these policies to be distributed to ASEs at every applicable orientation.

Section 4. ASEs may, at their option, request the Union to advise and assist them in the processes outlined in these policies.

Section 5. The University retains the right to amend, change or alter these policies in the Handbook at any time. The University will discuss any substantive changes with the Union.

Section 6. The parties agree that the only time the Grievance Procedure of this Agreement will apply to these policies is in the event of dismissal or discipline of an ASE as a result of these policies.

An overview of the new UW-UAW contract provisions can be found on the UW Graduate School website.