Subject to any outstanding licenses, nothing in this part shall preclude the Department from granting additional nonexclusive, or exclusive, or partially exclusive licenses for inventions covered by this part when the Department determines that to do so would provide for an equitable exchange of patent rights. The following circumstances are examples in which such licenses may be granted:
(a) In consideration of the settlement of interferences;
(b) In consideration of a release of any claims;
(c) In exchange for or as a part of the consideration for a license under adversely held patents; or
(d) In consideration for the settlement or resolution of any proceeding under the Department of Energy Organization Act or other law.
Title 10 published on 2013-01-01
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