Monthly Archives: August 2013

TLO Summits, Cheap Talk, and Sacrifices

James Mawson has a thoughtful account of a recent meeting at UCSF to discuss how university technology transfer offices could better deal with current conditions for research, licensing, and money.   A description of a meeting isn’t, of course, the meeting … Continue reading

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The Free Play of Free Intellects

The Bayh-Dole Act has been championed as a great turning point in the federal government’s management of inventions made by university faculty (for the most part) supported by federal money.   The impression meant to be left with us is that … Continue reading

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IPA compared with BD and its CFR and SPRC

I have created a table that lays out some of the differences between the 1968 HEW Institutional Patent Agreement template and the Bayh-Dole Act, the implementing regulations at 37 CFR Part 401, and in particular the Standard Patent Rights Clause … Continue reading

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