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Illusions of Bayh-Dole: “manufactured substantially” 4

Previous articles in the series are here, here, and here. There’s a simple point to make about Bayh-Dole’s section 204 requirement that exclusive licenses to use or sell products based on a subject invention in the United States include an … Continue reading

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AUTM’s invitation to delude yourself, 3

To show how clueless the universities have been about Bayh-Dole–look at this finding from the GAO’s 1998 report on university administration of Bayh-Dole inventions: The policies varied among the universities in connection with how they determined whether the invention was … Continue reading

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Illusions of Bayh-Dole: “manufactured substantially” 3

The start of this article is here. The fourth installment is here. We have looked at the first sentence of section 204 of the Bayh-Dole Act, which purports to dedicate subject inventions to American industry for manufacturing, but actually does … Continue reading

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Illusions of Bayh-Dole: “manufactured substantially” 2

The start of this article is here. We are taking apart section 204 of the Bayh-Dole Act, the “Preference for United States manufacturing” that ends up being almost useless for its purpose. But to get there, we have to go … Continue reading

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Illusions of Bayh-Dole: “manufactured substantially” 1

Let me show you how empty the Bayh-Dole provision on “Preference for United States Industry” (35 USC 204) is. According to its terms, this provision is the single most important piece of federal patent policy. For convenience, here’s the provision: … Continue reading

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