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Why dealing in patent monopolies is bad for university research

[updated to add some comments among the elements of the list] Bayh-Dole recovers and expands the opportunity for universities to deal in patent monopolies on inventions made in federally supported work. Bayh-Dole does not require such behavior, does not give … Continue reading

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The Purpose of Bayh-Dole: Effects

Bayh-Dole re-establishes a pipeline of patent monopolies on federally supported inventions in public health running from federal agencies to the U.S. pharmaceutical industry. This patent pipeline operates directly from federal agencies granting exclusive licenses (35 USC 207-209) and through nonprofit … Continue reading

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Bayh-Dole’s preemption of public purposes to re-establish a patent monopoly pipeline

I wrote a Twitter thread in retweeting this observation. Erin (Eeks) Stair @DrErinkate Don’t forget about Bayh-Dole, passed in the 80s, which enabled the #NIH to use our tax dollars to fund drug research at institutions & businesses; allow them … Continue reading

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