Tag Archives: vitamin D

WARF, Vitamin D, and the Public Interest, 1

In the 1940s, WARF was basking in the income from licensing its flagship patents–on a way to irradiate food products to produce in them vitamin D. (For an interesting account with lots of details, see Rima D. Apple (a University … Continue reading

Posted in Bayh-Dole, Freedom, History, Policy | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The IPA and Wisconsin’s 1969 Patent Policy, 7

The start of this article is here: The IPA and Wisconsin’s 1969 Patent Policy, 1 WARF’s Charter and Antitrust WARF’s charter was designed to prevent the University of Wisconsin from using its money for non-scientific research–social sciences, humanities, and the … Continue reading

Posted in Bayh-Dole, History, Policy, Sponsored Research | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on The IPA and Wisconsin’s 1969 Patent Policy, 7