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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Title XXXV
Chapter 601
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F.S. 601.101
601.101 Ownership of rights under patent and trademark laws developed or acquired under this chapter.Notwithstanding chapter 286, the legal title and every right, interest, claim, or demand of any kind in and to any patent, trademark, copyright, certification mark, or other right acquired under the patent and trademark laws of the United States, this state, or any foreign country, or the application therefor, or that is or may subsequently be owned or held, acquired, or developed by the department under this chapter, is vested in the department for the use, benefit, and purposes provided in this chapter. The department is vested with and may exercise any of the normal incidents of such ownership, including the receipt and disposition of royalties. Any sums received as royalties from any such rights are appropriated to the department for the purposes and uses provided in this chapter.
History.s. 1, ch. 72-191; s. 14, ch. 2012-182.