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“Promote” in Bayh-Dole, 4

In arguing in Public Citizen v NIH that secret exclusive deals were the only way the NIH could fulfill its public mission–or at least the mission of its patent licensing office–the NIH produced some interesting metrics. In 2000, the NIH … Continue reading

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“Promote” in Bayh-Dole, 3

We are working through the Public Citizen v NIH case. Public Citizen sought to make the NIH disclose key elements of its exclusive licensing practice, and NIH refused. The Court agreed with the NIH–that in the balance between public interest … Continue reading

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“Promote” in Bayh-Dole, 1

In 2002, a district court provided an implicit interpretation of a key word in the Bayh-Dole Act. No, not “of”–but rather “promote.” Let’s look at “promote” in Bayh-Dole, and then at the case. The first section of Bayh-Dole, 35 USC … Continue reading

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