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What’s uniform and what should never be, Part 2

In 1963, President Kennedy created a government-wide federal policy to address when and how federal agencies might consider allowing patent rights to remain with a contractor–any contractor, not just universities, and under any contract–not just procurement but also grants-in-aid or subventions. From … Continue reading

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Would an Apple and Broadcom v Caltech case deliver a second pounding to faux Bayh-Dole?

In Bayh-Dole, the public covenant that runs with patent rights in subject inventions is not as well developed as it was in the Institutional Patent Agreements. It is still there, but it has been broken up into pieces to make … Continue reading

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Rekindling

It’s Thanksgiving Day, and here I am up at 6am, taking care of the dog. She’s an early riser, so I am too. I’ve got a fire in the fireplace, and the espresso is brewing. I have been busy, so … Continue reading

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The Kind of Stuff I Do

While working on a book chapter on Bayh-Dole and university IP practice, I thought that it might be helpful to put together in one place a description of the sorts of projects I have worked on and continue enjoy being … Continue reading

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Thanks

As we in the US celebrate another Thanksgiving holiday, it is also time to thank all the tech transfer folks for their hard work in the service of innovation for a better society.  We may not always agree on methods … Continue reading

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Code 10-9

It’s been four years, now, that I’ve been writing for Research Enterprise.  Over 450 comments, essays, technical discussions, and parody Star Trek scripts later, it’s time to take a look at where things stand.  Over this period, Research Enterprise has … Continue reading

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Thanks

Just a word of thanks to those of you visiting the site.  I hope you find the perspective here helpful in developing ideas about university research enterprise. For those of you dropping me notes by email, I appreciate the feedback, … Continue reading

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Feeling Festive and Innovation Optimistic

The year is winding down and it’s holiday time.   Merry Christmas, happy holidays, and festive solstice! Folks will have different perspectives on research enterprise and innovation, and its worth having some frank and firm arguing about it, but the whole … Continue reading

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A new page

I have added a new page, Guide to the Bayh-Dole Act.  This is a piece that I put together for the Innovation Reading Group last spring, and thought I would revise it and post it here as well, where it … Continue reading

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Updated Stuff

I have moved the Bayh-Dole Reading Group from Google Groups (where it still sits) to Google Sites, and changed the link over on the right.  I’ve also put the BDRG in a broader context, the Innovation Reading Group.  I aim … Continue reading

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