(105 ILCS 5/10-23.10)
(from Ch. 122, par. 10-23.10)
(a) To sell or market any computer program developed
by an employee of the school district, provided that such employee developed
the computer program as a direct result of his or her duties with the
school district or through the utilization of the school district resources
or facilities. The employee who developed the computer program shall be
entitled to share in the proceeds of such sale or marketing of the computer
program. The distribution of such proceeds between the employee and the
school district shall be as agreed upon by the employee and the school
district, except that neither the employee nor the school district may receive more
than 90% of such proceeds. The negotiation for an employee who is represented
by an exclusive bargaining representative under Section 3-14.24 may be
conducted by such bargaining representative at the employee's request.
(b) For the purposes of this Section:
(1) "Computer" means an internally programmed, general purpose digital
device capable of automatically accepting data, processing data and supplying
the results of the operation.
(2) "Computer program" means a series of coded instructions or statements
in a form acceptable to a computer, which causes the computer to process
data in order to achieve a certain result.
(3) "Proceeds" means profits derived from marketing or sale of a product
after deducting the expenses of developing and marketing such product.
(Source: P.A. 83-797.)