[time-nuts] WWVB for Time Nuts

Jim Lux jimlux at earthlink.net
Sat Aug 9 19:28:19 EDT 2014


On 8/9/14, 12:27 PM, John Seamons wrote:
> On Aug 10, 2014, at 5:49 AM, Brooke Clarke <brooke at pacific.net> wrote:
>> I don't understand how Xtendwave can get patents when their work was partially funded by NIST?
>
> We had this discussion a few years back: <http://www.mail-archive.com/time-nuts%40febo.com/msg51742.html>
>

Ah yes... SBIR..
Even trickier than Bayh-Dole..
Small business gets the rights (gov't purpose rights still part of the 
deal), and worse than B-D, they can keep all the test data and design 
data proprietary for something like 5 years.  At least with B-D, the 
info is published.




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