The Promise of Science and Engineering:1996-1997 ANNUAL REPORT
An Investment in the Future
Patents and Inventions Resulting From NSF Support
The Foundation received 310 invention disclosures in fiscal year 1996 and 286 invention disclosures in fiscal year 1997. Rights to these inventions were allocated in accordance with Chapter 18 of Title 35 of the United States Code, commonly called the "Bayh-Dole Act."