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Bayh-Dole Basics, 4: contractor comments

Bayh-Dole defines anyone on the other side of a funding agreement from a federal agency as a contractor.  The term is arbitrary and misleading. Let’s look at both aspects. The standard patent rights clause requires the contractors that host federally … Continue reading

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Fixing the Flaw in Bayh-Dole with Freedom to Innovate Legislation

The essence of the Bayh-Dole Act is that government, though it supports faculty-led university research, should defer to investigators and inventors who wish to develop the inventions they make. Bayh-Dole does this by pre-approving a broad set of arrangements that … Continue reading

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