The legislation on patents and utility models applicable to researchers from the University is contained in Articles 20 and 154 of Law 11/1986 on Patents.
According to these articles, the ownership of inventions made by researchers as a result of its research activities and belonging to the scope of their teaching and research, it is for the University of Valencia.
The University of Valencia has developed a policy implementation and development of these articles 20 and 154 of the Patents Act, which address issues relating to ownership and profit sharing from the commercial exploitation of results.
These regulatory aspects are covered in art. 145 of the Statutes of the University of Valencia and the Guidelines of the University of Valencia Patent arising from university research.