35 U.S. Code § 205 - Confidentiality

Federal agencies are authorized to withhold from disclosure to the public information disclosing any invention in which the Federal Government owns or may own a right, title, or interest (including a nonexclusive license) for a reasonable time in order for a patent application to be filed. Furthermore, Federal agencies shall not be required to release copies of any document which is part of an application for patent filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office or with any foreign patent office.

Source

(Added Pub. L. 96–517, § 6(a),Dec. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 3023.)

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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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