An (f)(2) Template

[This template is specific to the patent rights clause requirement prior to NIST’s April 2018 addition of an assignment requirement. When I have made sense of that change, I’ll provide a new template.]

Agreement to Protect the Government’s Interest

Title of Proposal:  _________________________________________________

Funding Agency:  ________________        Federal Agreement #: ______________

As required by the University in compliance with the standard patent rights clause at 37 CFR 401.14(a)(f)(2), I hereby agree (i) to disclose promptly in writing to University personnel responsible for patent matters each subject invention so that the University can fulfill its reporting obligations to the Funding Agency, and (ii) to execute all papers necessary (a) to file patent applications on subject inventions and (b) to establish the federal government’s rights in the subject inventions.

Signed: ____________________________         Date _____________________

Printed Name:  ______________________

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