As stipulated in Clause 2.2(a) of NTU's Policy on Intellectual Property, copyright ownership of works shall vest in NTU under the following circumstances, among others:
- If the Work is commissioned by NTU or is created at the direction of NTU for a specific NTU purpose; or
- If the Work is created using funds provided by or through NTU for such purpose.
As TEL courses are commissioned by NTU and created using NTU's funds, all copyright in the TEL courses belongs to NTU.
The TEL courses can only be used for NTU purposes and further development of the TEL courses contents can only be undertaken together with CITS.