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768 PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 724-AUG. 1 , 1946 [60 STAT. oteil."abil'ty of (6) This section shall not exclude the applicable provisions of any other laws, except that no Government agency shall take any action under such other laws inconsistent with the provisions of this section. (c) INrPECTIONS, RrECODS, AND REPORTS.- The Commission is- (1) authorized by regulation or order to require such reports and the keeping of such records with respect to, and to provide for such inspections of, activities and studies of types specified in section 3 and of activities under licenses issued pursuant to section 7 as may be necessary to effectuate the purposes of this Act; (2) authorized and directed by regulation or order to require regular reports and records with respect to, and to provide for fre- quent inspections of, the production of fissionable material in the conduct of research and development activities. PATENTS AND INVENTIONS SEC. 11 . (a) PRODUCTION AND MIITrARY UTmLIATION. (1) No patent shall hereafter be granted for any invention or discovery which is useful solely in the production of fissionable mate- rial or in the utilization of fissionable material or atomic energy for a military weapon. Any patent granted for any such invention or discovery is hereby revoked, and just compensation shall be made therefor. (2) No patent hereafter granted shall confer any rights with respect to any invention or discovery to the extent that such invention or discovery is used in the production of fissionable material or in the utilization of fissionable material or atomic energy for a military weapon. Any rights conferred by any patent heretofore granted for any invention or discovery are hereby revoked to the extent that such invention or discovery is so used, and just compensation shall be made therefor. eportas (3) Any person who has made or hereafter makes any invention or discovery useful in the production of fissionable material or in the utilization of fissionable material or atomic energy for a military weapon shall file with the Commission a report containing a complete description thereof, unless such invention or discovery is described in an application for a patent filed in the Patent Office by such person within the time required for the filing of such report. The report covering any such invention or discovery shall be filed on or before whichever of the following is the latest: (A) The sixtieth day after the date of enactment of this Act; (B) the sixtieth day after the com- pletion of such invention or discovery; or (C) the sixtieth day after such person first discovers or first has reason to believe that such invention or discovery is useful in such production or utilization. (b) Usz oF INVENTIONS FOR REBARcn. -No patent hereafter granted shall confer any rights with respect to any invention or discovery to the extent that such invention or discovery is used in the conduct of Anep. a m research or development activities in the fields specified in section 3. Any rights conferred by any patent heretofore granted for any inven- tion or discovery are hereby revoked to the extent that such invention or discovery is so used, and just compensation shall be made therefor. (c) NONMI . TAeB UTILZATION. - (1) It shall be the duty of the Commission to declare any patent to be atfected with the public interest if (A) the invention or discovery covered by the patent utilizes or is essential in the utilization of fission- able material or atomic energy and (B) the licensing of such inven- tion or discovery under this susectio s necessary to effectuate the policies and purposes of this Act.