Protection of Intellectual Property Rights in the Development and Utilization of the Dissertation Process

Yujing ZHU


This paper explicitly identifies the copyright subject of the dissertation, and focuses on intellectual property rights issues of dissertation; and the author as its copyright owner, in the commercial development and feasible solutions.

Key words: Dissertation; Subject of right; University; Paper development agency; Commercial development; Authorization; Royalty


Dissertation; Subject of right; University; Paper development agency; Commercial development; Authorization; Royalty


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