Licenses, Copyright, Intellectual Property


Creative Commons

Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that helps overcome legal obstacles to the sharing of knowledge and creativity to address the world’s pressing challenges.

Open Data Commons

Open Data Commons is the home of a set of legal tools and licenses to help you publish, provide and use open data.

Open Data Institute

Explore guides and resources available through the Open Data Institute pertaining to data publishing and ethics.

For additional information, visit:

Division of Sponsored Programs, Research Administration Handbook, Intellectual Property and the

Operations Manual, Chapter 30 – University of Iowa Intellectual Property Policy