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Patents in Space-3

We are working through an article by Famiya Masood published March 11, 2020 in The Nation, a Pakistan newspaper. Masood takes up an important issue–how to make Pakistani research supported by the government more productive for things that people are … Continue reading

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Patents in Space-2

Famiya Masood, a columnist for The Nation, an English-language Pakistani newspaper and law student at Northwestern University, has published an article that argues that Pakistan needs more patents from its government-funded research. Well, perhaps. But she gets Bayh-Dole wrong on … Continue reading

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Patents in Space-1

The Nation, an English-language Pakistani newspaper, published an article on March 11 by Famiya Masood, “Patents in Pakistan” that argues the government must create incentives for university inventors. That much is interesting. But Masood builds her argument using Bayh-Dole as … Continue reading

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The Key Provisions of Bayh-Dole–Really Edition

I wrote a long article on the key provisions of Bayh-Dole. That’s all fine and good, but none of those provisions get at how Bayh-Dole has to work. Those key provisions are mostly just bureaucratic fluff. Stuff about being able … Continue reading

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Would you believe an Air Force hockey puck shooting machine?

Bayh-Dole 40, yet another lobbying front organization to push a fake account of Bayh-Dole, put out a tweet a few days ago: Bayh-Dole’s impact extends beyond just biopharmaceutical innovations. Check out this new invention in the world of sports made … Continue reading

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A WIPO Economist Gets Bayh-Dole Wrong

Here’s an article by Mario Cervantes, an economist at OECD, “Academic Patenting: How universities and public research organizations are using their intellectual property to boost research and spur innovation start-ups.” Cervantes claims that universities “protecting their inventions” somehow increases their … Continue reading

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Working through an old misrepresentation of Bayh-Dole, 2

We have dived into an old, stinky document once on-line at the University of Rochester that misrepresents Bayh-Dole requirements. The document has since come down, but its shadow remains over Rochester invention policy and practice. Thus, it is worth reading … Continue reading

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Working through an old misrepresentation of Bayh-Dole, 1

I was doing some work to find a broken link and ended up at the web site of the University of Rochester Offices of Technology Transfer, as of July 6, 2011. Here’s a bit from their information “For Inventors: Commercialization … Continue reading

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International Response to Bayh-Dole

You may have heard that Bayh-Dole is the most perfect law to stimulate technological innovation and translate publicly supported research into public benefit by passing inventions through the hands of speculative investors to be made into commercial products, using patents … Continue reading

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Faux Bayh-Dole: patent and do whatever

Sweep away the unused parts of Bayh-Dole, and it looks like this: If a contractor acquires an invention made in work receiving federal funding, then the federal government cannot require assignment of the invention to the federal government unless the … Continue reading

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