Posts Tagged: NIST


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
9 days 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
11 months 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
5 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.
7 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.
8 years ago 4