Posts Tagged: Senator Birch Bayh


Bayh-Dole: A Success Beyond Wildest Dreams

Of course it would be wonderful to live in a world where self-interest takes a back seat to humanitarian efforts and altruism on all occasions; where financial …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 0

A Reply to the New England Journal of Medicine

The Bayh-Dole Act was passed because Congress was rightly concerned that potential benefits from billions of dollars of federally funded research were lying dormant on the shelves …
By Joseph Allen
7 years ago 13

High Noon for Bayh-Dole

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) asked NIH in a July 12 letter to force compulsory licensing of Myriad’s BRCA breast and ovarian cancer genetic test …
By Joseph Allen
7 years ago 3

Intellectual Dishonesty About Bayh-Dole Consequences

Prior to the enactment of Bayh-Dole 0 drugs were commercialized from underlying university research. Since Bayh-Dole became law 153 new drugs, vaccines, or new uses for existing drugs are …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 7

Fuel Cells and Bayh-Dole: The Pursuit of a Hydrogen Energy

HyperSolar, Inc. has developed a technology that they claim will produce hydrogen that is renewable and utilizes natural power sources: sunlight and water. Who knows whether the …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 3

Why Bipartisanship Matters

The Bayh-Dole Act unlocked those discoveries that were made with taxpayer money. It allowed businesses and nonprofits, such as universities, to retain title to their inventions that …
By Betsy de Parry
8 years ago 4

The Good Steward – Turning Federal R&D into Economic Growth

By SENATOR BIRCH BAYH --- What should we say about a steward that manages billions of dollars in public research funds not aimed at finding commercial products …
By Senator Birch Bayh
8 years ago 6

Jobs Council Seeks Open Source Approach to Tech Transfer

It would be bad enough if politicians did nothing once elected, but it seems that they have a knack for doing those things that will do the …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 5

Remembering Norman Latker: The Passing of a Friend

If you're in the profession of technology transfer, you just lost a close friend. Whether you knew him or not, you are a beneficiary of Norman J. …
By Joseph Allen
9 years ago 0

Stanford v. Roche: An Academic/Industry Collaboration Gone Wrong

This morning the first panel discussion is focusing on Stanford v. Roche, titled Who's Rights Are They Anyway? The first speaker, Maggie Shafmaster, Ph.D., Vice President …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 3

IPWatchdog 2010: ABA Blawg Tops + Over 2 Million Visits

I am pleased to announce that IPWatchdog.com was selected by the readers of the ABA Journal as their favorite IP Law blog for 2010 ABA. I am …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 6

Supreme Court Case Could Deprive Inventors & Businesses Ability to Commercialize Inventions

The Supreme Court agreed to hear the appeal of Stanford University v. Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.; faculty and student inventors, the public, and American industry have an …

Happy Anniversary: USPTO Celebrates 30 Years of Bayh-Dole

Today marks the 30th Anniversary of the most forward thinking patent legislation since Thomas Jefferson wrote the Patent Act in 1790, which was the third Act of Congress. …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 0

Statement of Senator Birch Bayh on the 30th Anniversary of the Bayh-Dole Act

Bayh-Dole was created because of a glaring problem-- billions of hard earned tax dollars invested annually in government R&D were being squandered by ineffective government patent …
By Senator Birch Bayh
9 years ago 10

Bayh-Dole Turns 30, AUTM Celebrates Innovation with Awards

Betsy de Parry spoke of how the Bayh-Dole act affected her personally by lending time and resources to university discoveries that created the life saving treatment that …
By Renee C. Quinn
9 years ago 0