Royalty-Sharing Formulas* Of The Top 10 U.S. Universities

The Scientist 9[12]:11, Jun. 12, 1995 News Royalty-Sharing Formulas* Of The Top 10 U.S. Universities By Lee Katterman ROYALTY-SHARING FORMULAS* OF THE TOP 10 U.S. UNIVERSITIES (ranked by total royalties from FY1993) University of California system (FY1993 royalties received: $45,440,022) Subtract costs of patenting and an administrative fee from gross royalties First $100,000 net royalties: 50% to inventor for personal use 25% to state of California 25% to invento

Lee Katterman
Jun 11, 1995

The Scientist 9[12]:11, Jun. 12, 1995


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Royalty-Sharing Formulas* Of The Top 10 U.S. Universities

By Lee Katterman

ROYALTY-SHARING FORMULAS* OF THE TOP 10 U.S. UNIVERSITIES
(ranked by total royalties from FY1993)

  1. University of California system (FY1993 royalties received: $45,440,022)
    • Subtract costs of patenting and an administrative fee from gross royalties
    • First $100,000 net royalties:
      50% to inventor for personal use
      25% to state of California
      25% to inventor's campus for academic and research uses
    • Next $400,000 net royalties:
      35% to inventor for personal use
      25% to state of California
      40% to inventor's campus for academic and research uses
    • Over $500,000 net royalties:
      20% to inventor for personal use
      25% to state of California
      55% to inventor's campus for academic and research uses

  2. Stanford University (FY1993 royalties received: $31,200,000)
    • Subtract 15% of gross royalties for patent and licensing expenses
    • Net royalties:
      33 1/3% to inventor for personal use
      33 1/3%...

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