Agreement Templates

IPIRA negotiates research-related agreements on behalf of UC Berkeley with industry sponsors and collaborators. The office also processes and negotiates material transfer, data use, and software agreements with for-profit, nonprofit, and governmental entities. The most common agreements handled by Berkeley IPIRA are described below.

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Agreement Templates and Request Forms


for establishing startup companies or industry-sponsored research

Agreement Templates      
Sample Startup Exclusive License Agreement with Equity (PDF)      
Sample Startup Exclusive License Agreement without Equity  (PDF)      
Sample Option for an Exclusive License Agreement (PDF)      
Sample Non-Exclusive License Agreement (PDF)      
Sponsored Research Agreement (PDF)      
Sample Startup Letter Agreement (PDF)      
Research Proposals      
Subaward Request      
Proposal Checklist for Principal Investigators      
Material Transfer, Data Use, and Data Access Agreements      
Material Transfer Agreements (MTA), Data Use Agreements (DUA), and Data Access Agreements (DAA)    
Invention and Software Disclosures      
Invention Disclosure      
Software Disclosure      
Other Forms and Documents      
Commercialization Plan Template for Startups (PDF)      

Forms include: Addendum to Statement of Economic Interests for Principal Investigators  Managing Potential Conflicts of Interest in Licensing under the CA Political Reform Act UC Summary Statement of Principles & Policies on Institutional Conflict of Interest in Research Disclosures  Inventor Packet Software Packet  Agreement Templates  Mutual Nondisclosure Agreement Sponsored Research Agreement Sample Startup Letter Agreement Sample Startup Exclusive License Agreement Sample Startup Exclusive License Agreement with Equity Sample Option for an Exclusive License Agreement Other Forms and Documents  Compliance Information Form for Research Gifts Indirect Cost Rates Cost Sharing INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY POLICIES UC Intellectual Property Policy UC Patent Policy UC Copyright Policy UC Equity Policy UC Research Policy Analysis and Coordination UC Inventor Share Policy Open Source Software (OSS) Resource IPIRA Faculty Brochure IPIRA Entrepreneurship Brochure  IPIRA Report  Entrepreneurs' Startup Guide Intellectual Property Guide for Students Socially Responsible Licensing at Berkeley An Inventor's Guide to Technology Transfer  Innovation at UC Berkeley Mergers and Acquistions from the UC Berkeley Startup Portfolio IPIRA Newsletter Archive

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