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Bayh-Dole Secrecy, Part 9

The Bayh-Dole secrecy provisions ensure that there will not be public accountability that might challenge the illusion and the practices that take place behind its appearances. Thus, there is no use data for federally supported inventions. There is no licensing … Continue reading

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Bayh-Dole Secrecy, Part 8

I guess this ends up being a little book on Bayh-Dole and secrecy. Perhaps I should have titled it “Reasons Why Bayh-Dole Should Not Be Repealed” and made it blank, but for section headings. Then it might be a best … Continue reading

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Bayh-Dole Secrecy, Part 7

The story so far: Bayh-Dole’s secrecy provision regarding reports of invention use was changed in 1984 to make it appear that federal agencies had no discretion in the matter, and that they “shall” treat all information in invention use reports … Continue reading

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Bayh-Dole Secrecy, Part 4

We have been looking at the Bayh-Dole Act’s secrecy provision regarding invention use reports. That provision was changed from “may” to “shall” in 1984, and we have argued that the change in wording requires us to look for a change … Continue reading

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Bayh-Dole Secrecy, Part 3

Let’s examine the 1984 amendment to Bayh-Dole’s secrecy provision for invention use reports in more detail. It is worth pointing out that Section 202 of Bayh-Dole has been routinely amended and it would be worth at some point to show the … Continue reading

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