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A WIPO Economist Gets Bayh-Dole Wrong

Here’s an article by Mario Cervantes, an economist at OECD, “Academic Patenting: How universities and public research organizations are using their intellectual property to boost research and spur innovation start-ups.” Cervantes claims that universities “protecting their inventions” somehow increases their … Continue reading

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That special special case 5: From invention to patent to flip

Patent System and Public Covenants If the patent system is good as it is, and does not require a public covenant to run with inventions made in federally supported research, then why should federal policy endorse the two circumventions of … Continue reading

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Bayh-Dole’s restrictions on Pigpen use of licensing income, I

Here’s a part of Bayh-Dole that’s odd. It is a requirement for a provision in the standard patent rights clause specific to nonprofits, 35 USC 202(c)(7)(C): (7) In the case of a nonprofit organization … (C) … a requirement that the balance of … Continue reading

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