Patent Committee records, 1917-1963 (bulk 1948-1963).


Patent Committee records, 1917-1963 (bulk 1948-1963).

The Patent Committee Records document the development and management of patent policy for Oregon State University. The records include substantive correpondence between the committee and A.L. Strand, OSU president, as well as the Research Corporation, which evaluated and managed patents for Oregon State. The records include materials pertaining to numerous inventions by Oregon State faculty, including Vernon H. Cheldelin, R.L. Goulding, Tsoo E. King, W.J. Kroll, R.O. Sinnhuber, and C.H. Wang. A file pertaining to the maraschino cherry is included. Some of the patent files contain photographs and plans or drawings for the inventions.

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Oregon State University Libraries

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The Patent Committee (also known as the Committee on Patent Policy) was established at Oregon State College in the late 1940s to insure that inventions developed at Oregon State were patented or to waive the state's rights to a potential patent. Oregon State faculty were required to report potential patentable inventions to the committee. The committee counseled with the inventor, evaluated patent possibilities, and negotiated contractual agreements in conjunction with the Chancellor of the Stat...

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A nonprofit foundation, now of Tucson, Arizona, the Research Corporation was incorporated in New York in 1912. Its purpose is to advance academic science and technology. It supports basic research in the natural and physical sciences and encourages the practical application of new discoveries. From the description of Records, 1919-1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79391516 Foundation headquarters moved from New York to Tucson, Arizona in 1982. From the descrip...

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