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Bayh-Dole, Tyrannosaurus

Bayh-Dole is a mess of a law. There’s the mess of the conception itself, the disgusting and ineffectual idea that the federal government should sue its citizens for using inventions made with public funding to advance public purposes–and should do … Continue reading

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Another question on RE: what to do if a subcontractor has a subject invention?–3

Now for the mess. The standard patent rights clause inserts a provision that’s not authorized by Bayh-Dole and is a screwed up version of an FPR provision. This is the provision for a written agreement in 37 CFR 401.14(f)(2). The contractor agrees … Continue reading

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