The CMMI Institute respects the intellectual property (IP) rights of others and endeavors to comply with all applicable US laws regarding intellectual property. We have posted this Intellectual Property Statement to inform you of our practices regarding the intellectual property found on our websites. All writings, works of authorship, technology, inventions, discoveries, ideas and other work product of any nature that are created, prepared, produced, authored, edited, amended, conceived or reduced to practice by CMMI Institute employees individually or jointly with others during their term of employment by CMMI Institute, regardless of where the work is performed or whose equipment or other resources are used, are the intellectual property of the CMMI Institute. CMMI Institute is the sole and exclusive property owner of all work products. CMMI Institute manages “Intellectual Property Rights” through Partner Licensing, Professional Certifications, and requests for Permission to use or reference such IP; see Permission below.
Working with CMMI Institute
All work done in collaboration with independent contractors and volunteers, that results in creating work products consisting of copyrightable subject matter, is “work made for hire” as defined in the Copyright Act of 1976 (17 U.S.C. § 101), and such copyrights are therefore owned by CMMI institute.
If you wish to collaborate with CMMI Institute, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, to learn how projects are managed.