2015 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]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 421—Department of Corrections Institutions; Compacts, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors421.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.