35 U.S. Code § 200 - Policy and objective

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It is the policy and objective of the Congress to use the patent system to promote the utilization of inventions arising from federally supported research or development; to encourage maximum participation of small business firms in federally supported research and development efforts; to promote collaboration between commercial concerns and nonprofit organizations, including universities; to ensure that inventions made by nonprofit organizations and small business firms are used in a manner to promote free competition and enterprise without unduly encumbering future research and discovery; to promote the commercialization and public availability of inventions made in the United States by United States industry and labor; to ensure that the Government obtains sufficient rights in federally supported inventions to meet the needs of the Government and protect the public against nonuse or unreasonable use of inventions; and to minimize the costs of administering policies in this area.

Source

(Added Pub. L. 96–517, § 6(a),Dec. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 3018; amended Pub. L. 106–404, § 5,Nov. 1, 2000, 114 Stat. 1745.)
Amendments

2000—Pub. L. 106–404substituted “enterprise without unduly encumbering future research and discovery;” for “enterprise;”.
Effective Date

Chapter effective July 1, 1981, but implementing regulations authorized to be issued earlier, see section 8(f) ofPub. L. 96–517, set out as an Effective Date of 1980 Amendment note under section 41 of this title.
Short Title

This chapter is popularly known as the Bayh-Dole Act. Section 6(a) ofPub. L. 96–517, Dec. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 3018, which enacted this chapter, is also popularly known as the Bayh-Dole Act and also as the University and Small Business Patent Procedures Act of 1980. For complete classification of section 6(a) ofPub. L. 96–517to the Code, see Tables.

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14 CFR - Aeronautics and Space

14 CFR Part 1245 - PATENTS AND OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

45 CFR - Public Welfare

45 CFR Part 650 - PATENTS

48 CFR - Federal Acquisition Regulations System

48 CFR Part 2527 - PATENTS, DATA, AND COPYRIGHTS

 

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