Report 2011-106 Recommendation 2 Responses

Report 2011-106: Intellectual Property: An Effective Policy Would Educate State Agencies and Take Into Account How Their Functions and Property Differ (Release Date: November 2011)

Recommendation #2 To: Energy Commission, California

Caltrans, the Energy Commission, Food and Agriculture, and Health Care Services should put in writing those policies and procedures related to intellectual property that they believe are necessary and appropriate to enable their staff to identify, manage, and protect their intellectual property.

1-Year Agency Response

The Energy Commission updated its policies and procedures to educate staff about intellectual property and how to protect it. It completed the policies and procedures in January 2012, and the Energy Commission stated that it made the information available to all staff on its intrane (See 2013-406, p. 36)

  • Response Date: November 2012

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2011-106

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.