2013 ORS § 421.444¹
Intellectual property
  • acquisition and development

(1) The Department of Corrections and Oregon Corrections Enterprises each may acquire or develop intellectual property of any kind, whether patentable or copyrightable or not, including patents, copyrights, trademarks, inventions, discoveries, processes and ideas.

(2) The department and Oregon Corrections Enterprises each may manage, license, market, develop or dispose of its intellectual property, in whole or in part, in any manner deemed by the department or Oregon Corrections Enterprises to be advisable for implementing, maintaining and developing prison work programs.

(3) Money received by the department or Oregon Corrections Enterprises as a result of its use, ownership, disposal or management of property acquired under this section or of transactions regarding such property shall be deposited in accounts maintained by the department or Oregon Corrections Enterprises as authorized by law. [1997 c.851 §12; 1999 c.955 §21]