“There aren’t that many people studying fat-derived stem cells and these scaffolds that we’ve developed are something completely new.”

– Dr. Lauren Flynn, on her soft-tissue replacement discovery

Who Owns What?

Each institution has its own policy on IP ownership, and your ownership rights as an inventor may depend on your status within your organization. Please contact us, if you have any questions.

Queen’s University
Kingston General Hospital

Ownership - Queen’s University

Generally all intellectual property is owned by you, the creator(s), UNLESS some other arrangement has been made in advance for certain categories of employment, for certain types of funding, or by individual contract.


Ownership - Kingston General Hospital


Please feel free to contact us for general questions about intellectual property.