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Bayh-Dole Basics 6: enforcement comments

Bayh-Dole is part of federal patent law. It covers three areas. Public covenant. Bayh-Dole creates a public covenant that runs with inventions arising in federally supported research and development Federal contracting. Bayh-Dole permits nonprofit organizations and small business firms to … Continue reading

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Bayh-Dole Basics 6: enforcement

Back in February and March 2018, Research Enterprise published a series on Bayh-Dole basics. Here’s one more entry in that series. As a first approximation, there is no enforcement of Bayh-Dole. Bayh-Dole is a do WTF you want law. University talk … Continue reading

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Guide to Bayh-Dole by the Layers, 6

Sixth layer: Government rights Seventh layer: Enforcement of patent rights clauses We must also consider the flip side of contractor non-compliance with Bayh-Dole’s standard patent rights clause–federal agency enforcement of the patent rights clauses, waiver of these clauses, and federal … Continue reading

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The effect of eliminating Bayh-Dole invention reporting

The invention reporting requirement is fussy bureaucracy as it is presently practiced. Federal agencies appear to do nothing with the information reported other than to run up costs at taxpayer expense to receive the information. Nothing meaningful happens as a … Continue reading

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