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Supreme Court Takes Up Patent Inventorship Dispute
Posted on 1 Nov 2010 by Melissa Ritti

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) Four months after inviting the views of the U.S. solicitor general, the U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 1 agreed to hear a case that could better define the rights of federal contractor universities in patent disputes arising... Read More

Oral Arguments Held In Dispute Over Patent Ownership
Posted on 28 Feb 2011 by Melissa Ritti

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The scope of statutory rights bestowed upon federal contractor universities and their researchers was debated Feb. 28 at the U.S. Supreme Court in a dispute over patented HIV detection methods ( Board of Trustees of the... Read More

Supreme Court Rules Against University In Patent Case
Posted on 7 Jun 2011 by Melissa Ritti

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) In a dispute over patented HIV-detection kits, a divided U.S. Supreme Court on June 6 affirmed a Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling that the Bayh-Dole Act does not automatically vest title to federally funded... Read More