Posts Tagged: NIST


Commenters on Bayh-Dole Rule Object to Mention of ‘Pricing’ in March-In Provision

Two organizations with which I work have filed comments with NIST on its Bayh-Dole regulatory proposals. The National Institute of Standards and Technology, or NIST, approaches completion …
By James Edwards
1 month ago 2

ipAwarenessAssessment: Inventors and Business Owners Should Start Their IP Journey with this USPTO-NIST Tool

The ipAwarenessAssessment (the Tool) is engineered for both business owners and inventors so that they can comprehensively value their intellectual property (IP) and manage their IP portfolios …
By La'Cee Conley
3 months ago 5

Reflections on the Impacts of the Bayh-Dole Act for U.S. Innovation, on the Occasion of the 40th Anniversary of this Landmark Legislation

It’s an honor to be sharing a virtual stage today with Senator Bob Dole and with Chris Bayh in celebrating the 40th anniversary of the passage …
By Walter Copan, Ph.D.
6 months ago 0

Industry Leaders Reflect on Bayh-Dole at 40

On June 23, the Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund celebrated 40 years of the Bayh-Dole act with a virtual briefing, titled: “The Bayh-Dole Act at 40 Years: How the ‘…
By Rebecca Tapscott
11 months ago 3

The New U.S. Essential Patents Statement – Safeguarding the Integrity of the Patent System

In withdrawing the 2013 statement, the new 2019 guidance by the DOJ, NIST and the USPTO states the obvious, i.e. that there is no difference in the law …
By Robert Stoll
1 year ago 2

Jamie Love Responds to Criticism of Knowledge Ecology International Letter

On May 12, Frederick Reinhart published an article titled “Knowledge Ecology International Letter Misleads on March-In Rights.” Reinhart is a past president of the Association of University Technology …
By James Love
2 years ago 6

The Administration’s Draft ROI Report: A Promising Roadmap for Accelerating Tech Transfer

After months of anticipation, the just released draft paper Return on Investment Initiative to Advance the President's Management Agenda: Unleashing American Innovation signals that the Administration is …
By Joseph Allen
2 years ago 4

Is NIST Listening? Bayh-Dole is a Model for Federal Tech Transfer Improvement 

It would be a tragic mistake to blame federal tech transfer underperformance on Bayh-Dole. Bayh-Dole needs no amending. Bayh-Dole demonstrates how secure patent rights are the lynchpin …
By James Edwards
3 years ago 0

Senate Commerce Committee Holds Hearing on Transportation of Tomorrow Including Unmanned Shipping and Hyperloop Tech

One difficulty holding back the further implementation of hyperloop infrastructure is the fact that the new mode of transportation doesn’t fit neatly into existing regulatory framework. …
By Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 1

House Subcommittees Hold Hearing on Space Situational Awareness and Space Traffic Management

A joint hearing of the House Subcommittee on Strategic Forces and the House Subcommittee on Space was recently convened to discuss the responsibilities of various U.S. …
By Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 1

Increasing the ROI from the Federal Labs

The biggest complaint about federal labs is it's too hard to complete deals. Many federal labs must run pending agreements through byzantine departmental procedures. Companies wonder what's …
By Joseph Allen
3 years ago 6

Commerce Secretary ready to push update to tech transfer laws to ensure greater commercialization

Secretary Ross gave an unequivocal endorsement of Bayh-Dole specifically, and more generally saying laws need to be updated to address business and technology realities of today, and …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 1

USPTO, NIST on Front Lines of Cybersecurity Partnership

Throughout 2014, stories of major data breaches and hacking incidents have dominated the mainstream media. Customers of major corporations like Target, Home Depot, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America …
By Steve Brachmann
6 years ago 5

USPTO Releases New Version of IP Awareness Assessment Tool

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) today unveiled an …
By U.S.P.T.O.
8 years ago 0

USPTO and NIST Unveil New IP Awareness Assessment Tool

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) yesterday unveiled a …
By U.S.P.T.O.
9 years ago 4