Patent Policy: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, Ninety-sixth Congress First Session, on S. 1215, Part 2

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Page 483 - Small business" means a small business concern, as defined in section 2 of Public Law 85-536 (15 USC 632) and implementing regulations of the Administrator of the Small Business Administration. (13) "State" means a State or territory of the United States, the District of
Page 483 - Nonprofit organization" means universities and other institutions of higher education or an organization of the type described in section 501(cX3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 (26 USC 501(c)) and exempt from taxation under section 501(a) of the Internal Revenue Code (26 USC 501(a)).
Page 562 - * * * that the Patent System has in the past performed well its Constitutional mandate 'to promote the progress of * * * useful arts'," and most importantly, unanimously agreed that "* * * a patent system today is capable of continuing to provide an incentive to research, development and innovation * * *"—and that "* * * no practical substitute for the unique service it renders * * *
Page 483 - Internal Revenue Code of 1954 (26 USC 501(c)) and exempt from taxation under section 501(a) of the Internal Revenue Code (26 USC 501(a)). (10) "Practical application" means manufacture of a machine, composition, or product, or practice of a process or system, under conditions which establish that the invention is being worked and its benefits are available to the public on reasonable terms. (9) "Patent rights
Page 487 - Subsection (b) permits the responsible agency to exercise its march-in rights either on its own initiative or in response to a petition from an interested person justifying such action. Agency failure to initiate a march-in proceeding in response to a petition is not a determination appealable to the United States Court of Claims under section 503.
Page 493 - In November of 1969, the Congress, by Public Law 91-129, established the Commission on Government Procurement to study and recommend methods "to promote the economy, efficiency and effectiveness" of procurement by the executive branch of the Federal government.
Page 489 - (5) If the licensee has failed to comply with the terms of the license." Subsection (b) permits the responsible agency to exercise its march-in rights either on its own initiative or in response to a petition from an interested person. Sec. 405. Regulations.
Page 483 - (2) By striking out, in section 306(a) (42 USC 2458(a), "(as defined by section 305)"; and by striking out "the Inventions and Contributions Board, established under section 305 of this Act" and inserting instead: "an Inventions and Contributions Board which shall be established by the Administrator within the Administration"; (3) By inserting at the end of section 203(c) (42 USC 2478(c)) the following new paragraph:
Page 483 - Section 205(a) of the Act of August 14, 1946 (7 USC 1624(a); 60 Stat. 1090) is amended by striking out the following: "Any contract made pursuant to this section shall contain requirements making the result of such research and investigations available to the public by such means as the Secretary of Agriculture shall determine.".
Page 554 - grant. The only exception would be that such a provision had been approved by the head of the agency and a written justification had been signed by the head of the agency. Such action by the agency head should be subject to judicial review.

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