From Promote the Progress:
- Include a portion of the Joint Reserach Agreement that can be used as an excerpt of the whole Agreement for recordation purposes at the Patent Office.
- Include a broadly-worded field of research
- Don't invoke the Act too early
- Match the field of invention in patent applications to the field of research in the Agreement
- Record an excerpt of the Agreement, not the entire Agreement
- Consider the consequences of a terminal disclaimer before invoking the Act