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DC Dispatch - May 26, 2017

FY 2018 R&D Budget (It’s Here …) The President released his first : full year budget proposal this week – for FY 2018 – after initially telegraphing the administration’s general intent in several earlier releases (see Dispatch 3-17-17 ). Per usual, the interest...
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DC Dispatch - May 27, 2016

DOE Science Lab Day on the Hill (Tech transfer discussed on one panel) The Department of Energy (DOE) recently held: the fourth “in a series of five events on Capitol Hill highlighting the work of DOE’s 17 national laboratories.” From a summary by AIP , “[A]fter the...
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DC Dispatch - November 13, 2015

Updated ‘Strategy on American Innovation’ Released (Highlights Lab-to-Market and tech transfer efforts) The Administration released : its latest Strategy for American Innovation (2015) document in late October. From the press release , “[T]he Strategy, first issued in 2009,...
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DC Dispatch - November 18, 2016

Speculation on Key Science Appointments (And legislative actions during the lame duck) Now that the election is behind us : the scramble is on to see who will get appointed to key positions within the new administration; of particular interest for those in the federal S&T community is who will...
DC Dispatch - November 3, 2016
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DC Dispatch - November 3, 2016

NIST Issues Final Rule on Personnel Exchanges NIST has now issued : its final rule on Personnel Exchanges (see Dispatch 7-15-16 ). From the Federal Register Notice , “[T]his final rule clarifies the appropriate use of Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) authority by a...
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DC Dispatch - October 21, 2016

Supreme Court 2017 Update Patently–O has provided : its latest update on the Supreme Court cases having something to do with IP or related issues (petitions granted, awaiting other views, denied, etc.). From the update, “[I]n its first conference of the term, the Supreme Court denied...
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DC Dispatch - October 30, 2016

Senators Request Copyright Study Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Grassley (R-IA) and Ranking Member Leahy (D-Vt.) : joined together recently “to request the Copyright Office undertake a comprehensive study of the role copyright law plays in defining how software-enabled products can be used...
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DC Dispatch - October 7, 2016

NIST Offers Challenge for T2 Impact Studies The Technology Partnerships Office at NIST has just released: their first challenge competition on challenge.gov . From the challenge web site , “[D]espite the proliferation of Federal research and the profound effect that many Federally-developed...
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DC Dispatch - October, 9, 2015

Crowdsourcing Legislation Introduced in Senate Senators Coons (D-DE) and Raines (R-MT) have introduced : a new bill “to encourage and increase the use of crowdsourcing and citizen science within the federal government to advance and accelerate scientific research, literacy, and diplomacy...
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DC Dispatch - September 18, 2015

AUTM Licensing Activity Survey – 2014 Highlights The Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) has released: the U.S. highlights of its 2014 Licensing Activity Survey offering “quantitative data and real-world examples about licensing activities at U.S. and Canadian...

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