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A group of universities, entities affiliated with universities, higher education associations, and entities involved in university technology management, in an amici brief filed in Bowman v. Monsanto, argue that reversal of...more
Since 1980, the Bayh-Dole Act has encouraged, facilitated, and required universities and other recipients of Federal grant money to license inventions resulting from funded research for commercialization. While this has been...more
Given the near-hysterical tenor of much of the media commentary on the July 2012 release of five copyright decisions by the Supreme Court of Canada, you would think the SCC had ruled that dogs could vote and that beer was now...more
A study commissioned by the Partnership for a New American Economy, a bipartisan group of mayors from across the country and business leaders from all sectors of the economy seeking to raise awareness of the economic benefits...more
A new bill introduced in the United States House of Representatives would make it illegal for employers to require applicants and employees to turn over their social media passwords.
The bill, styled: Social Networking...more
According to several recent publications, beginning in the fall of 2012, Penn State University will no longer mandate Penn State's ownership of intellectual property associated with industry-funded research. This change in...more
My take on this item: Greg Maxwell uploaded a torrent with 18,592 scientific publications to The Pirate Bay, in what appears to be a protest directed both at the recent indictment of programmer Aaron Swartz for data theft as...more
On December 23, 2010, Venable attorneys William Coston, John Cooney, Michael Gollin, and David Conway filed a Supreme Court amicus brief on behalf of former United States Senator Birch Bayh in Board of Trustees of the Leland...more
In This Issue:
Understanding the Privacy Rights of HIPAA & FERPA in Schools; Does your School Really "Own" its Intellectual Property? And, Upcoming Statutory Deadlines.
Understanding the Privacy Rights of HIPAA &...more
This week the Supreme Court agreed to address important issues regarding the ownership of inventions arising out of federal grants to universities, non-profit organizations, and small businesses. For the first time, the...more
The Supreme Court today agreed to decide a question of patent law with profound effects on the national economy – the disposition of patent rights under the Bayh-Dole Act in inventions arising from federally funded research...more
This article examines the equitable remedy of restitution for unjust enrichment in the IP rights infringement context. ...more
The cost of college textbooks in the United States appears to be rocketing out of control.
Hoping to fix this problem, the California state senate passed legislation in 2009 requiring publishers who sell textbooks at...more
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