Patent Policies of Departments and Agencies of the Federal Government, 1959: Hearings Before a Subcommittee, Eighty-sixth Congress, First Session, on the Effect of Federal Patent Policies on Competition, Monopoly, Economic Growth, and Small Business. December 8-10, 1959

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Examines divergent policies of Federal departments and agencies regarding patents on inventions and new applications developed by private industry for Government-funded RPD projects.

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Page 375 - ... the Department of the Army, the Department of the Navy, the Department of the Air Force...
Page 87 - Government may duplicate, use, and disclose in any manner and for any purpose whatsoever, and have others so do, all Subject Data delivered under this contract.
Page 174 - ... to foster the interchange of scientific information among scientists in the United States and foreign countries...
Page 273 - Administrator shall prescribe, he may waive all or any part of the rights of the United States under this section with respect to any invention or class of inventions made or which may be made by any person or class of persons in the performance of any work required by any contract of the Administration if the Administrator determines that the interests of the United States will be served thereby.
Page 252 - Each such waiver made with respect to any invention shall be subject to the reservation by the Administrator of an irrevocable, nonexclusive, nontransferable, royalty-free license for the practice of such invention throughout the world by or on behalf of the United States or any foreign government pursuant to any treaty or agreement with the United States.
Page 97 - Inventions in each foreign country within : (1) nine months from the date a corresponding United States application is filed ; (ii) six months from the date permission is granted to file foreign applications where such filing had been prohibited for security reasons ; or (iii) such longer period as may be approved by the Contracting Officer.
Page 189 - Any license granted herein shall not convey any right to the Government to manufacture, have manufactured, or use any Subject Invention for the purpose of providing services or supplies to the general public in competition with the Contractor or the Contractor's commercial licensees in the licensed fields.
Page 273 - The Administrator shall determine, and promulgate regulations specifying, the terms and conditions upon which licenses will be granted by the Administration for the practice by any person (other than an agency of the United States) of any invention for which the Administrator holds a patent on behalf of the United States.
Page 112 - Congress shall have the power .... to promote the progress of science, and the useful arts, by securing for limited times to authors and inventors, the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries.
Page 100 - Government, throughput the world, each Subject Invention in the manufacture, use and disposition according to law, of any article or material, and in the use of any method.

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