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Best practices in university invention management, 2

We are working through an article in the ipHandbook that argues for “best practices” in university ownership of inventions.  The article spends little time discussing how faculty are employed in their research work, nor the other requirements of university policy … Continue reading

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Best practices in university invention management, 1

Things get complicated that don’t have to be complicated when it comes to university ownership of inventions. Administrators make things complicated, then argue for lots of money to pay for the talent to navigate those complications, and then more money … Continue reading

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The IPA Public Covenant

[revised to add a discussion of Kennedy’s patent policy statement and distinguish it from COGR’s account of it; added an account of the various federal agency approaches to ownership of inventions] Advocates for Bayh-Dole practice odd forms of historical revisionism. … Continue reading

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The Policy and the Damage Done

Here is a state law pertaining to employer claims to employee inventions: Sec. 2. Employee rights to inventions ‑ conditions). (1) A provision in an employment agreement which provides that an employee shall assign or offer to assign any of … Continue reading

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Hmpf Vol 1, appendix

The paper argues that Bayh-Dole represents a societal statement encouraging universities to work closely with industry despite cultural differences and the prospect for conflict of interest, and that with thoughtfulness these challenges can be met so that federally supported inventions … Continue reading

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5 Ways Home

How does ownership vest under Bayh-Dole? There appear to be five arguable ways that patent title vests under Bayh-Dole. I give them here with the best argument I have identified for each. By way of disclosure, if previous posts haven’t … Continue reading

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