Report on Government Patent Policy

Front Cover

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 190 - Whenever an invention described in and covered by a patent of the United States is used or manufactured by or for the United States without license of the owner thereof or lawful right to use or manufacture the same, the owner's remedy shall be by action against the United States in the Court of Claims for the recovery of his reasonable and entire compensation for such use and manufacture.
Page 205 - States, not exceeding $10,000 in amount, founded either upon the Constitution, or any Act of Congress, or any regulation of an executive department, or upon any express or implied contract with the United States, or for liquidated or unliquidated damages in cases not sounding in tort.
Page 93 - States. 1 Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives 2 of the United States of America in...
Page 183 - Nor shall any department or any officer of the Government accept voluntary service for the Government or employ personal service in excess of that authorized by law, except in cases of sudden emergency involving the loss of human life or the destruction of property.
Page 27 - States and domestic municipal governments, unless the agency head determines that it would not be in the public interest to acquire the license for the States and domestic...
Page 33 - To the point of practical application" means to manufacture in the case of a composition or product, to practice in the case of a process, or to operate in the case of a machine under such conditions as to establish that the invention is being worked and that its benefits are reasonably accessible to the public.
Page 29 - Made," when used in relation to any invention or discovery, means the conception or first actual reduction to practice of such invention in the course of or under the contract.
Page 45 - ... a necessary incentive to call forth private risk capital and expense to bring the invention to the point of practical application.
Page 46 - In the situations specified in sections l(b) and l(c), when two or more potential contractors are judged to have presented proposals of equivalent merit, willingness to grant the Government principal or exclusive rights in resulting inventions will be an additional factor in the evaluation of the proposals.

Bibliographic information