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Guide to Bayh-Dole by the Layers, 4

Fourth layer: Funding agreements We have looked at Bayh-Dole the statute, the implementing regulations, and the standard patent rights clauses. These are all apparatus that are disconnected from contractors and inventors–just laws and regulations and templates. The apparatus gets connected … Continue reading

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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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