Hearings, Reports and Prints of the Senate Committee on Public Works

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Page 307 - Most funds now spent on research are channeled to private contractors through the Department of Defense, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the Atomic Energy Commission.
Page 230 - Policy Concerning Maximum Dimensions, Weights, and Speeds of Motor Vehicles To Be Operated Over the Highways of the United States" and incorporating recommendations adopted by such association on April 1, 1946.
Page 132 - The public interest in a dynamic and efficient economy requires that efforts be made to encourage the expeditious development and civilian use of these inventions. Both the need for incentives to draw forth private initiatives to this end, and the need to promote healthy competition in industry must be weighed in the disposition of patent rights under government contracts. Where exclusive rights are acquired by the contractor, he remains subject to the provisions of the antitrust laws.
Page 300 - Congress to provide for fair and impartial regulation of all modes of transportation subject to the provisions of this Act, so administered as to recognize and preserve the Inherent advantages of each; to promote safe, adequate, economical, and efficient service and foster sound economic conditions in transportation and among the several carriers...
Page 135 - It is style which complements affirmation with limitation and with humility; it is style which makes it possible to act effectively, but not absolutely; it is style which, in the domain of foreign policy, enables us to find a harmony between the pursuit of ends essential to us, and the regard for the views, the sensibilities, the aspirations of those to whom the problem may appear in another light; it is style which is the deference that action pays to uncertainty...
Page 314 - No person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.
Page 309 - ... is in a field of technology in which the contractor has acquired technical competence (demonstrated by factors such as know-how, experience, and patent position) directly related to an area in which the contractor has an established nongovernmental commercial position, the contractor shall normally acquire the principal or exclusive rights throughout the world in and to any resulting inventions, subject to the government acquiring at least an irrevocable non-exclusive royalty free license throughout...
Page 202 - State highway departments, to make a study and investigation of-- (1) the effects on design, construction, and maintenance of Federal-Aid highways of (a) the use of vehicles of different dimensions, weights, and other specifications, and (b) the frequency of occurrences of such vehicles...
Page 309 - Governmentowned research or production facility; or (ii) for coordinating and directing the work of others, the Government shall normally acquire or reserve the right to acquire the principal or exclusive rights throughout the world in and to any inventions made in the course of or under the contract.
Page 308 - The government expends large sums of the conduct of research and development which results in a considerable number of inventions and discoveries. B. The inventions in scientific and technological fields resulting from work performed under government contracts constitute a valuable national resource.

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