Technology Transfer: Federal Agencies' Patent Licensing Activities

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General Accounting Office, Resources, Community, and Economic Development Division, 1991 - 32 pages

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Page 1 - Hon. GEORGE E. BROWN, Jr. Chairman, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, Washington, DC. DEAR MR. CHAIRMAN...
Page 22 - Service, which includes the Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Administration; the Centers for Disease Control; the Food and Drug Administration; the Health Resources and Services Administration; and the National Institutes of Health.
Page 8 - ... exclusive or partially exclusive licensing is a reasonable and necessary incentive to call forth the investment of risk capital and expenditures to bring the invention to practical application or otherwise promote the invention's utilization by the public...
Page 14 - SOURCE: National Science Foundation, "Federal Funds for Research and Development, Fiscal Years 1981, 1982, and 1983,
Page 26 - Note: GAO comments supplementing those in the report text appear at the end of this appendix.
Page 32 - Federal agencies' policies and practices are In accordance with patent and trademark amendments of 1980 [B-207939] 10 p1679 N86-20175 NASA patent abstracts bibliography: A continuing bibliography.
Page 9 - Mental Health Administration for the development of drugs for such diseases or conditions, (3) assure appropriate coordination among the Food and Drug Administration, the National Institutes of Health, the Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, and the Centers for Disease Control in the carrying out of their respective functions relating to the development of drugs for such diseases or conditions to assure that the activities of each agency are complementary.
Page 15 - ... Government Air Force Systems Command, Department of the Air Force Department of Commerce Defense Mapping Agency, Department of Defense National Aeronautics and Space Administration Naval Océanographie Office, Department of the Navy MARINE SCIENCES AND OCEANOGRAPHY Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University Argonne National Laboratory, University of Chicago Brookhaven National Laboratory, Associated Universities, Inc. Data-Design Laboratories, Omni Engineering Exxon Production Research...
Page 32 - Patent and Trademark Amendments of 1980 Set the Stage for Uniform Patent Practice by Federal Agencies.

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