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Whistling all the way to the bank, revisited 2

The “Whistling” article struggles with the problem of the standard patent rights clause language about “electing to retain title.” I’ve wondered over this wording for years. It appears to be at the heart of the “cleverly crafted scheme” to intercept … Continue reading

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The IPA and Wisconsin’s 1969 Patent Policy, 13

Things start here: The IPA and Wisconsin’s 1969 Patent Policy, 1 The Harbridge House report According to the Harbridge House report on federal patent policy, from the 1930s until the 1950s, the pharmaceutical industry was the primary source of funding … Continue reading

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The IPA and Wisconsin’s 1969 Patent Policy, 12

This series starts here: The IPA and Wisconsin’s 1969 Patent Policy, 1 How history informs the present Why spend all this time on a lost university policy from 1969 in response to a canceled IPA program? After all, we have … Continue reading

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The IPA and Wisconsin’s 1969 Patent Policy, 8

The start of this article is here: The IPA and Wisconsin’s 1969 Patent Policy, 1 More WARF Antitrust: 5-FU WARF encountered multiple antitrust problems. Consider this account from Cronon and Jenkins: This is pre-Bayh-Dole, of course, but also pre-revived IPA, and … Continue reading

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The IPA and Wisconsin’s 1969 Patent Policy, 5

Start here: The IPA and Wisconsin’s 1969 Patent Policy, 1 The new 1969 Wisconsin patent policy broadens the scope of the university’s interest in patents yet further: Here is the Wisconsin IPA definition of “subject invention”: Both elements are essential … Continue reading

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The IPA and Wisconsin’s 1969 Patent Policy, 4

This article starts here: The IPA and Wisconsin’s 1969 Patent Policy, 1 One might see how, if university administrators believe that they have become, for invention purposes, the federal sponsor of the research, that they could also come to believe … Continue reading

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The IPA and Wisconsin’s 1969 Patent Policy, 3

This article starts here: The IPA and Wisconsin’s 1969 Patent Policy, 1 In most cases, a principal investigator will know immediately whether an invention or discovery is within scope of a well drafted research agreement–is this invention something that was … Continue reading

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The IPA and Wisconsin’s 1969 Patent Policy, 2

This article starts here: The IPA and Wisconsin’s 1969 Patent Policy, 1 In the new 1969 Wisconsin patent policy, we encounter a corporate agent and the passive voice: “it has become necessary for the University to scrutinize with care the … Continue reading

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The IPA and Wisconsin’s 1969 Patent Policy, 1

Tucked into Congressional testimony in 1978 on expanding the Institutional Patent Agreement program is the 1969 University of Wisconsin patent policy. This policy is notable for a number of reasons. First, because it is an actual policy statement on patents, where … Continue reading

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Ten Years After 25 Years After Bayh-Dole, Part 6

We have worked through the set up to a review article on the Bayh-Dole Act from the perspective of a couple of university licensing office practitioners. It’s a fascinating exercise in repeating the conventional vocabulary of university licensing offices but … Continue reading

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