Scheme Nickname: 
NIST Hearings on Inventions

Government employees may "appeal" the determination of a government official to the Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (also known as the Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology), or his designee, as to the ownership of an invention the employee created, developed, or researched while a government employee.

Adjudication Levels: 
LevelName of OfficeSub-Agency/Bureau/Division:Are administrative appeals permitted from final decisions at this stage?
Hearing Level
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Types of Adjudication: 
Type B
Verified by Agency: 
Not verified
Is this a Major Adjudication: