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"New T2 Regulations: What You Need to Know" Webinar - May 22
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"New T2 Regulations: What You Need to Know" Webinar - May 22

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently released new technology transfer (T2) regulations for complying with the Stevenson-Wydler and Bayh-Dole acts. It is important that all T2 and lab professionals review and understand these regulations. To ensure that your T2 office...
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A Big News Month

It's been a busy few weeks in the news for technology transfer and the federal labs! Here are just a few headlines. July brought some new developments to the world of intellectual property—the first post-America Invents Act patent was issued around July 18. Only a few days earlier, Sen. Patrick...
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AIA Webinar Series Update

On Monday, we held the second webinar in our America Invents Act (AIA) webinar series. Janet Gongola, who is responsible for implementation of the AIA, as well as educating the public on what it means for them, got "in the weeds" with us on patent-related final rules. She answered your questions...
America Leading the World in Science and Technology
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America Leading the World in Science and Technology

As we mark fifty years since the Apollo 11 mission landed Americans on the Moon, capturing the imagination of the world, our nation is again on the verge of a new bold era in science and technology (S&T). Breakthroughs in medicine, communications, transportation, physics, engineering, biology,...
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Another Senate Bill Targets DOE Tech Transfer

Greetings from D.C. Following on the heels of the America INNOVATES Act, introduced in the Senate in January (see February 2014 column), Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) has now introduced a second Senate bill targeting Department of Energy (DOE) technology transfer. Senator Udall’s Accelerating...
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Are Genes Patentable - The Final Word?

Greetings from D.C. A three-member panel of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) has just ruled ( August 2012 )—again—on a case with implications for the patentability of genetic materials. The case, AMP v. Myriad Genetics , was initially ruled on by the CAFC last year,...
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Capitol Corner - May 31, 2018

Published monthly as part of FLC’s DC Perspective content, Capitol Corner focuses on one notable news item pertaining to the T2 community. The focus stems from agency publications, news sites, and DC-central organizations, with original sources, contacts, and links provided. For more information...
Capitol Corner — April 2019
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Capitol Corner — April 2019

Published monthly as part of FLC’s DC Perspective content, Capitol Corner focuses on one notable news item pertaining to the T2 community. The focus stems from agency publications, news sites, and DC-central organizations, with original sources, contacts, and links provided. For more information...
Capitol Corner — August 2019
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Capitol Corner — August 2019

Published monthly as part of the FLC’s DC Perspective content, Capitol Corner focuses on one notable news item pertaining to the T2 community. The focus stems from agency publications, news sites and DC-central organizations, with original sources, contacts, and links provided. For more information...

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