Tag Archives: Arizona

The Arizona Commerce Authority Guidance on Bayh-Dole, 5

What might the Arizona Commerce Authority do to revise their guidance? Here are some helpful suggestions. First, audience. Focus on small company issues and leave the nonprofits for another time. There’s plenty written for nonprofits elsewhere. Give an account of … Continue reading

Posted in Bayh-Dole | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Arizona Commerce Authority Guidance on Bayh-Dole, 4

We are dealing with Arizona Commerce Authority advice about Bayh-Dole and IP rights. Almost done. Or fed up. Or bored with such nonsense. But first, march-in. Then general gestures about IP. The government’s march-in rights are one of the most … Continue reading

Posted in Bayh-Dole | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Arizona Commerce Authority Guidance on Bayh-Dole, 3

We continue with our review of the Arizona Commerce Authority’s account of Bayh-Dole. The ACA has made these points [our comment]: Bayh-Dole is really broad [yes–but its breadth is not just in the scope of what’s patentable, but also in … Continue reading

Posted in Bayh-Dole | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Arizona Commerce Authority Guidance on Bayh-Dole, 2

We are working our way through the Arizona Commerce Authority’s unhelpful misguidance to small businesses regarding Bayh-Dole. Our first article worked through the ACA’s fake law and fake history, culminating with its note about Stanford v Roche, a case important … Continue reading

Posted in Bayh-Dole | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Arizona Commerce Authority Guidance on Bayh-Dole, 1

Here is the Arizona Commerce Authority providing advice about IP and the Bayh-Dole Act in the SBIR/STTR programs to small businesses. The article was apparently written a decade ago, updated with a note after Stanford v Roche (2011), and apparently … Continue reading

Posted in Bayh-Dole | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

When to disclose inventions? Part I. Arizona State

Here is a basic question: When should university-based inventors disclose their inventions to the university administration? This is a remarkably difficult question. Is it when the invention is “made”? If so, what does it mean to “make” an invention? What … Continue reading

Posted in IP, Policy, Present Assignment | Tagged , , | Comments Off on When to disclose inventions? Part I. Arizona State

1962 University of Arizona patent policy allowed inventors to choose their agent

In Neal Stephenson’s Anathem, in an earth-history parallel but someways upside downed from our own, there is an order of “avouts” or knowledge-monks called Lorites.  A Lorite is “A member of a Order founded by Saunt Lora, who believed that … Continue reading

Posted in Bayh-Dole, Policy, Technology Transfer | Tagged , , | Comments Off on 1962 University of Arizona patent policy allowed inventors to choose their agent