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The Bayh-Dole Public Bargain, 2

Baked into Bayh-Dole is the policy expectation that a holder of a patent on a subject invention will offer products based on that invention as if there were competition, even if a patent is used to suppress that competition. In … Continue reading

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The Bayh-Dole Public Bargain, 1

Bayh-Dole is directed at federal agencies contracting for research or development with small businesses and nonprofits. The law requires agencies to use a default patent rights clause in every funding agreement unless an agency can justify a different clause. The … Continue reading

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