Significant NASA Inventions

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1986 - Inventions

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Page xiii - Federal Government and the public will best be served by the proposed license, in view of the applicant's intentions, plans, and ability to bring the invention to practical application or otherwise promote the invention's utilization by the public...
Page xvi - Contractor shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard and to offer evidence in support of its appeal. Pending final decision of a dispute hereunder, the Contractor shall proceed diligently with the performance of the contract and in accordance with the Contracting Officer's decision. "(b) This 'Disputes...
Page xiii - Such action is necessary to meet requirements for public use specified by Federal regulations and such requirements are not reasonably satisfied by the...
Page xiv - Federal agency has not determined that the grant of such license will tend substantially to lessen competition or result in undue concentration in any section of the United States in any line of commerce to which the technology to be licensed relates...
Page xi - Policy and objective It is the policy and objective of the Congress to use the patent system to promote the utilization of inventions arising from federally supported research or development...
Page xiv - The license shall be subject to the irrevocable, royalty-free right of the Government of the United States to practice and have practiced the invention on behalf of the United States and on behalf of any foreign government or international organization pursuant to any existing or future treaty or agreement with the United States.
Page xii - Governments acquisition of title to the invention, including those resulting from the allocation of rights to inventions made under Government research and development contracts; (c) are the result of an authorized exchange of rights in the settlement of patent disputes; or (d) are otherwise authorized by law or treaty.
Page xii - Small Business Firm" means a small business concern as defined at Section 2 of Public Law 85-536 (15 USC 632) and implementing regulations of the Administrator of the Small Business Administration. For the purpose of this clause, the size standards for small business concerns involved in Government procurement, and subcontracting at 13 CFR 121.38 and 13 CFR 121.3-12, respectively, will be used. (6) "Nonprofit Organization...
Page xii - NASA invention in the United States shall normally be granted only to a licensee who agrees that any products embodying the invention or produced through the use of the invention will be manufactured substantially in the United States.
Page xii - 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.

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