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The IPA and Wisconsin’s 1969 Patent Policy, 6

The first installment of this article is here: The IPA and Wisconsin’s 1969 Patent Policy, 1 WARF’s Design In 1999, Edmund Cronon and John Jenkins included a chapter on the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation in their history of the University of … Continue reading

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Bayh-Dole, the bureaucratic solution to massive federal funding of faculty research

Prior to 1912, university faculty generally did not seek patents. Cottrell at the University of California created Research Corporation to act as an external agent to present his and other faculty members’ inventions to industry. The Board of Research Corporation … Continue reading

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