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Bayh-Dole Basics, 8: Reasonable Terms Comments-4

We are working through the details of prior treatments of what becomes “reasonable terms” in Bayh-Dole’s definition of “practical application.” This definition in turn becomes the threshold for federal agency march-in under 35 USC 203(a)(1)–the first of the four march-in … Continue reading

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To fix Bayh-Dole on reasonable pricing, why not start by enforcing the law?

I spent some time working through whether Bayh-Dole requires reasonable pricing. The simple answer is “No.” Of course, the simple answer isn’t very helpful, or accurate. Bayh-Dole does not require reasonable pricing by design of those drafting the bill. The … Continue reading

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Bazooka or Squirt Gun?: Working through 35 USC 200

Bayh-Dole gets at monopoly pricing through patent law, not licensing restrictions. Bayh-Dole is a part of federal patent law, not federal procurement regulations. This was a big change from the prior practice, including the Institutional Patent Agreement program. Unlike the … Continue reading

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