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DOC/NIST RIN: 0693-AB66 Publication ID: Spring 2022 
Title: Updates to Bayh-Dole Implementing Regulations 

The revisions will add language to provide additional clarity in subject invention and utilization reporting requirements, U.S. industry preference, and other regulations that impact the transfer of technology from federally funded research and development. The final rule aims to improve the transition of federally funded innovations from the laboratory to the marketplace by reducing the regulatory burdens for technology transfer.

Agency: Department of Commerce(DOC)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 37 CFR 401    37 CFR 404    37 CFR 501   
Legal Authority: 37 U.S.C. 206 et seq.   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  01/04/2021  86 FR 35   
NPRM Comment Period End  04/05/2021 
Final Action  09/00/2022 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Henry N. Wixon
Chief Counsel for NIST
Department of Commerce
National Institute of Standards and Technology
100 Bureau Drive, Stop 1052,
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1052
Phone:301 975-2803
Fax:301 926-6241