Export Controls

Export Control Examples

  • Actual shipment of an item (either purchased from a 3rd party or developed by UC researchers/faculty/staff/students)
  • A tour of a lab or room with controlled technology, equipment, and items
  • Conversations regarding controlled technology
  • Providing training on how to use an item, equipment, software or tool
  • Sending an email with advice or technical data to include drawings and diagrams
  • Providing solutions to a problem or a service that involves controlled technology or an defense item
  • Providing personal knowledge or technical experience acquired in the United States to situations abroad
  • Providing training to foreign military or cadet students
  • Travel abroad with UC equipment, materials, samples, etc.
  • Travel to Cuba
  • The use of 3rd Party export controlled technology or information*
  • Tangible products of fundamental research (models, instrument, devices) ARE subject to export controls
  • Information associated with the patent which is not in the patent itself or product made as a result of the patent can still be export controlled and licensable. For additional details see Part 734.3(b)(1)(v) of the EAR

*University activities involving the use of export controlled information, items, equipment, or technology received from outside the university are NOT protected under the Fundamental Research Exclusion and all research involving the use of export restricted technology is subject to ALL export controls.

Contact Us

Mailing Address:
Export Controls
University Hall, Suite 560D
51 Goodman Drive
PO Box 210567
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0567

Tara Wood
Director, Export Controls

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Tina Bosworth
Sr. Export Control Specialist

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