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Report: Patent pools may stifle competition

Patent pools, designed to spur innovation and reduce the cost of litigation, may actually be having anticompetitive effects according to a report released by the former competition policy director for the Federal Trade Commission.

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09-1159 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University v. Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.

Intellectual Property Patents; federal contractors The Bayh-Dole Act does not automatically vest title to federally funded  inventions in federal contractors or authorize contractors to unilaterally take  title to such inventions. Section 202(a), which states that contractors may “elect to retain ...

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