Intellectual Property 

The Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute Intellectual Property Policy governs the ownership and disposition of intellectual property arising from or relating to research performed by HPHCI or embodied in publications, administrative or clinical programs, processes or products developed by HPHCI. The intent of this policy is to enable research results, discoveries and inventions to benefit the health of society through commercialization or widespread dissemination. This policy applies to all faculty, employees, students, postdoctoral fellows and non-employees who use HPHC’s and HPHCI’s funds, facilities or resources and requires all such individuals to disclose discoveries, inventions, and copyrightable works to HPHCI in a timely manner.


Intellectual Property Resources:

Relevant Policy:

Interim contact: Charlotte A. Johnson, Director

Office of Sponsored Programs


Research Study Concerns?

  • If you have questions or concerns regarding the rights of a research participant, you may leave a message anonymously on the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care IRB Hotline: 800-807-6812.

  • To report suspected research misconduct at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, the interim contact is Michael Dizinno, Research Compliance QA/QI Specialist,, or 617-867-4212.

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