Title 10 Part 780 → Subpart B → §780.24

Title 10 → Chapter III → Part 780 → Subpart B → §780.24

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Title 10 Part 780 → Subpart B → §780.24

§780.24   Criteria for declaring a patent affected with the public interest.

A patent shall be declared to be affected with the public interest pursuant to section 153a of the Act upon the Board's final decision that:

(a) The invention or discovery covered by the patent is of primary importance in the production or utilization of special nuclear material or atomic energy; and

(b) The licensing of such invention or discovery under section 153 of the Act is of primary importance to effectuate the policies and purposes of the Act.