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Utilization and commercialization in Bayh-Dole

Bayh-Dole’s stated policy and objective is utilization of inventions arising in federally supported research or development–not specifically commercialization: . . . use the patent system to promote the utilization of inventions arising from federally supported research or development . . … 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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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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