• Supreme Court Interprets Bayh-Dole Act to Affirm Inventors’ Rights
  • June 10, 2011 | Authors: Mark D. Colley; Craig A. Holman; David R. Marsh; Kristen R. Riemenschneider; Amy F. Ryan
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  • The Supreme Court’s June 6, 2011 decision in Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University v. Roche Molecular Systems, Inc. addressed whether a research institution’s use of federal funding, thereby implicating the Bayh-Dole Act, displaces the traditional US patent law principle providing that ownership vests in the inventor. www.arnoldporter.com