2014 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare (Sections 1 - 18445)
Chapter 16 - National Science Foundation (Sections 1861 - 1887)
Sec. 1871 - Disposition of inventions produced under contracts or other arrangements

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 2, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CHAPTER 16 - NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
Sec. 1871 - Disposition of inventions produced under contracts or other arrangements
Containssection 1871
Date2014
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 5, 2015
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditMay 10, 1950, ch. 171, §12, 64 Stat. 154; Pub. L. 99-159, title I, §§109(c), 110(a)(15), Nov. 22, 1985, 99 Stat. 889, 891.
Statutes at Large References64 Stat. 154
99 Stat. 889
Public and Private LawsPublic Law 99-159

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42 U.S.C. § 1871 (2014)
§1871. Disposition of inventions produced under contracts or other arrangements

Each contract or other arrangement executed pursuant to this chapter which relates to scientific or engineering research shall contain provisions governing the disposition of inventions produced thereunder in a manner calculated to protect the public interest and the equities of the individual or organization with which the contract or other arrangement is executed: Provided, however, That nothing in this chapter shall be construed to authorize the Foundation to enter into any contractual or other arrangement inconsistent with any provision of law affecting the issuance or use of patents.

(May 10, 1950, ch. 171, §12, 64 Stat. 154; Pub. L. 99–159, title I, §§109(c), 110(a)(15), Nov. 22, 1985, 99 Stat. 889, 891.)

AMENDMENTS

1985—Pub. L. 99–159 struck out subsec. (a) designation, inserted "or engineering" after "scientific", and struck out subsec. (b) which prohibited Foundation officers and employees from acquiring, etc., patent rights in inventions.

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