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15 USC 2218(d)

[updated to make clear 15 USC 2218(d) is specific to fire prevention and control legislation] A federal statute passed in 1974 establishes a federal policy with regard to inventions made with federal support–15 USC 2218(d), part of a fire safety … Continue reading

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Exceptional Circumstances in Bayh-Dole, 10

We have been circling around the central problem of “exceptional circumstances” in Bayh-Dole. The law works to allow organizations to make decisions about patent monopolies that preempt other statutes–ones that “require a disposition of rights inconsistent” with Bayh-Dole’s arbitrary preemption … Continue reading

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