Title 10 Part 780 → Subpart B → §780.20

Title 10 → Chapter III → Part 780 → Subpart B → §780.20

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Title 10 Part 780 → Subpart B → §780.20

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Title 10Chapter IIIPart 780Subpart B → §780.20

Title 10: Energy
Subpart B—Declaring Patents Affected With the Public Interest Under Section 153a of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954

§780.20   Initiation of proceeding.

When any person in the Department believes that the Department should declare a patent affected with the public interest pursuant to section 153a of the Act, that person shall make such a recommendation to the Under Secretary. If, after consultation with the General Counsel, the Under Secretary agrees with the recommendation, the Under Secretary shall initiate in writing a proceeding under section 153a before the Board. The communication of the Under Secretary to the Board shall identify the patent and state the basis for the proposed declaration.