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Originally publish in Law360, New York (May 15, 2012, 1:01 PM ET)
Many of the most successful and profitable technologies being developed and commercialized by technology-based companies, particularly in the areas of...more
Many of the most successful and profitable technologies being developed and commercialized by technology-based companies, particularly in the areas of life sciences and clean technology, were initially developed by...more
Court holds Bayh-Dole Act simply assures that contractors may keep title to what they already have
The Supreme Court recently held in Stanford v. Roche that the Bayh-Dole Act (also known as the University and Small...more
The U.S. Supreme Court recently considered an important issue under the Bayh-Dole Act in Board of Trustees of Leland Stanford Junior University v. Roche Molecular Systems, Inc. The Act, passed by Congress in 1980, is intended...more
The Supreme Court has handed down three opinions that relate to patent issues. In Global-Tech v. SEB, ____ U.S. ____ (2011), the Court issued a new standard for establishing inducement of infringement; in Stanford v. Roche,...more
On June 6, 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University v. Roche Molecular Systems, Inc., et al., 563 U.S. ___ (2011) (the "Stanford v. Roche decision"), settling a patent...more
On Monday, June 6, 2011, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior Univ. v. Roche Molecular Systems, Inc. (Stanford v. Roche). In a majority decision1 authored by...more
Earlier this week, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the University and Small Business Patent Procedures Act of 1980 (the Bayh-Dole Act), which allocates rights in a federally-funded invention between the federal government...more
On June 6, 2011, in a case that has been closely followed by U.S. universities, the U.S. Supreme Court—in Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. University v. Roche Molecular Systems—confirmed that rights to an...more
The Supreme Court of the United States recently delivered a blow to the university technology transfer world by holding 7-2 that federal contractors do not have an automatic right to claim title to inventions. Because all...more
On June 6, 2011, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the Small Business Patent Procedures Act of 1980 (a/k/a the Bayh-Dole Act)1 does not displace the centuries-old maxim that "rights in an invention belong to the...more
On June 6, 2011, in a 7-2 affirmance, the Supreme Court held that the Bayh-Dole Act does not automatically vest title to federally funded inventions in federal contractors or authorize contractors to unilaterally take title...more
The Supreme Court today, for the first time, interpreted the Bayh-Dole Act, a federal statute regulating ownership of patents arising from federally funded research, and gave it a narrower scope than many had traditionally...more
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On February 28, 2011 the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral argument in a case that may significantly impact the intellectual property rights of small businesses and universities that work in close collaboration to develop new...more