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Research: Title to Property Under Federal Contracts

Read the guidelines for title to equipment and other property purchased under federal contracts.

Vesting of Title

Title to equipment (including non-inventorial equipment) and other tangible personal property (supplies) purchased by the University with funds available from Federal research contracts and having an acquisition cost of less than $5000 will vest in the University upon acquisition provided that Contracting Officer's approval was obtained before such acquisition. Title to equipment purchased under such contracts having an acquisition cost of $5000 or more will vest as specifically set forth in the contract.

Read the full UCOP policy.

Contact Equipment Management, (858) 534-6163, or Steve Ste. Marie, (858) 534-4638.