10 CFR 780.20 - Initiation of proceeding.

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§ 780.20 Initiation of proceeding.

When any person in the Department believes that the Department should declare a patent affected with the public interest pursuant to section 153a of the Act, that person shall make such a recommendation to the Under Secretary. If, after consultation with the General Counsel, the Under Secretary agrees with the recommendation, the Under Secretary shall initiate in writing a proceeding under section 153a before the Board. The communication of the Under Secretary to the Board shall identify the patent and state the basis for the proposed declaration.

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The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 10 CFR Part 780 after this date.

  • 2012-02-01; vol. 77 # 21 - Wednesday, February 1, 2012
    1. 77 FR 4885 - Patent Compensation Board Regulations
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      DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, Office of the General Counsel
      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective February 1, 2012.
      10 CFR Part 780