Supreme Court rules on Stanford University rights to HIV testing invention

[JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website, JURIST news archive] ruled [opinion, PDF] Monday in Board of Trustees of Stanford University v. Roche Molecular Systems [Cornell LII backgrounder] that federal law does not automatically vest title of inventions from federally funded research in the university through which the research is being conducted. The 7-2 opinion written by Chief Justice John Roberts held that the Bayh-Doyle Act [35 USC §§ 200-212], which vests patent rights to universities for inventions from federally…

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