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

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Page 104 - The provisions of this clause shall be applicable only if the amount of this contract exceeds $10,000. (a) The Contractor shall report to the Contracting Officer, promptly and in reasonable written detail, each notice or claim of patent...
Page 432 - ... in the nineteenth century and in the first half of the twentieth century. The Federal patent law still responds to the Constitutional objective "to promote the progress of ... useful arts by securing for limited times to ... inventors, the exclusive rights to their . . . discoveries.
Page 148 - Officer. (3) Nothing contained in this clause shall imply a license to the Government under any patent or be construed as affecting the scope of any licenses or other rights otherwise granted to the Government under any patent.
Page 64 - 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 101 - ... against the United States in the Court of Claims for the recovery of his reasonable and entire compensation for such use and manufacture.
Page 63 - ... a necessary incentive to call forth private risk capital and expense to bring the invention to the point of practical application.
Page 101 - Government under this contract, or (ii) utilized in the machinery, tools, or methods the use of which necessarily results from compliance by the Contractor or the using subcontractor with (a) specifications or written provisions now or hereafter forming a part of this contract, or (b) specific written instructions given by the Contracting Officer directing the manner of performance. The...
Page 251 - The utility of this power will scarcely be questioned. The copyright of authors has been solemnly adjudged, in Great Britain, to be a right of common law. The right to useful inventions seems with equal reason to belong to the inventors. The public good fully coincides in both cases with the claims of individuals. The States cannot separately make effectual provision for either of the cases, and most of them have anticipated the decision of this point, by laws passed at the instance of Congress.
Page 109 - 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 and under such conditions as to establish that the invention is being worked and that its benefits are reasonably accessible to the public.
Page 195 - Each contract entered into by the Administrator with any party for the performance of any work shall contain effective provisions under which such party shall furnish promptly to the Administrator a written report containing full and complete technical information concerning any invention, discovery, improvement, or innovation which may be made in the performance of any such work.

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