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A major law firm’s new FAQ on Bayh-Dole, 3: Mindless Administrative Compliance

We are working through a FAQ on Bayh-Dole that doesn’t hesitate to delight and entertain with compliance porn. Remember, the FAQ started out with the claim that Bayh-Dole was intended to “provide incentives to promote commercialization”–which isn’t rightly defensible (there’s … Continue reading

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Another NIST FAQ-up, 2

For the rest of NIST’s FAQ’d-up answer, let’s parse closely. NIST has just repeated the obvious–if an invention has been conceived and reduced to practice prior to federal funding, it is not a subject invention. The question, however, has to … Continue reading

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Another NIST FAQ-up, 1

NIST doesn’t understand Bayh-Dole. Let’s take another look at their┬ámind-numbing FAQ. Here’s the question NIST asks: Does an invention need to be reported if it was conceived before an award but reduced to practice as part of the award? This … Continue reading

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