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Title 37Chapter IVPart 401


TITLE 37—Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights

CHAPTER IV—NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

PART 401—RIGHTS TO INVENTIONS MADE BY NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS AND SMALL BUSINESS FIRMS UNDER GOVERNMENT GRANTS, CONTRACTS, AND COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

rule
§401.1
Scope.
§401.2
Definitions.
§401.3
Use of the standard clauses at §401.14.
§401.4
Contractor appeals of exceptions.
§401.5
Modification and tailoring of clauses.
§401.6
Exercise of march-in rights.
§401.7
Small business preference.
§401.8
Reporting on utilization of subject inventions.
§401.9
Retention of rights by contractor employee inventor.
§401.10
Government assignment to contractor of rights in invention of government employee.
§401.11
Appeals.
§401.12
Licensing of background patent rights to third parties.
§401.13
Administration of patent rights clauses.
§401.14
Standard patent rights clauses.
§401.15
Deferred determinations.
§401.16
Electronic filing.
§401.17
Submissions and inquiries.

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