1973 National Science Foundation Authorization: Hearings, Ninety-second Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 12753, Superseded by H.R. 14108 ...

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Page 397 - I wish to thank the chairman and the members of the subcommittee for this opportunity to appear before you.
Page 194 - 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 702 - Section l(a) and is either a necessary incentive to call forth private risk capital and expense to bring the invention to the point of practical application or that the Government's contribution to the invention is small compared to that of the contractor.
Page 7 - There shall be an Executive Committee of the Board (referred to in this Act as the 'Executive Committee'), which shall be composed of five members and shall exercise such powers and functions as may be delegated to it by the Board.
Page 195 - 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 194 - ... to the point of practical application or has made the invention available for licensing royalty-free or on terms that are reasonable in the circumstances, or can show cause why he should retain the principal or exclusive rights for a further period of time, the Government shall have the right to require the granting of a nonexclusive or exclusive license to a responsible applicant (s) on terms that are reasonable under the circumstances.
Page 195 - As used in this provision, the stated terms are defined as follows for the purposes hereof: (1) "Invention" or "invention or discovery" includes any art, machine, manufacture, design, or composition of matter, or any new and useful improvement thereof, or any variety of plant, which is or may be patentable under the Patent Laws of the United States. (2) "Made...
Page 195 - SECTION 4. Definitions: As used in this policy statement, the stated terms in singular and plural are defined as follows for the purposes hereof: (a) Government agency...
Page 195 - SECTION 3. The Federal Council for Science and Technology in consultation with the Department of Justice shall prepare at least annually a report concerning the effectiveness of this policy, including recommendations for revision or modification as necessary in light of the practices and determinations of the agencies in the disposition of patent rights under their contracts. A patent advisory panel is to be established under the Federal Council for Science and Technology...

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