Guidelines for UNO Employees

Can UNO employees buy stock in the companies whose main line of business is based on the technologies licensed from UNO?

No, especially for those employees whose departments were directly or indirectly involved in licensing the technology.  However, the inventor(s) or creator(s) of intellectual property licensed to a start-up company may be given shares in the start-up company as part of their share of the Royalty Income the University receives.

Can an UNO employee or their family own a company doing research with UNO?

Reference: University of Louisiana System Policy Number: M-15

Authorizing contracts between the university and a member of the faculty, research staff, or a company in which the employee has an interest is possible under specified circumstances.