Royalty Distribution

Licensing income received from a technology license is distributed among inventor(s) and the appropriate areas within LSU in accordance with Chapter VII of the Bylaws & Regulations of the LSU Board of Supervisors and  Policy Statement 77. After reimbursement of LSU's patent and legal expenses, distributable income is allocated as follows for the LSU's Flagship institution based in Baton Rouge (other campuses may have slightly different royalty distribution): 

  • 40% Inventor(s)
  • 17% Inventor(s)' department(s)
  • 5% Office of the President
  • 5% LIFT Fund
  • 5% Inventor(s)’ college(s)
  • 3% Inventor(s)' campus
  • 25% Office of Research and Economic Development