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Title 15Subtitle APart 17Subpart C → §17.25


Title 15: Commerce and Foreign Trade
PART 17—LICENSING OF GOVERNMENT-OWNED INVENTIONS IN THE CUSTODY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Subpart C—Appeal Procedures for Licensing Department of Commerce Patents


§17.25   Procedures.

(a) Any appellant party(ies) who was denied a license by the Director under §17.24(a) shall not be entitled to an adversary hearing. Such party(ies) shall file appropriate documents no later than 30 days from the receipt of the Director's decision unless the Under Secretary grants for good cause an extension of time. The notice, in concise and brief terms, should state the grounds for appeal and include copies of all pertinent documents. Accompanying the notice should be concise arguments as to why the Director's decision should be rejected or modified.

(b) The Under Secretary shall render a written opinion within 30 days of receiving all required documentation in a non-adversary appeal.

(c) Judicial review is available as the law permits.

[49 FR 7986, Mar. 5, 1984, as amended at 55 FR 38983, Sept. 24, 1990]



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