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Five Motivators of University Patent Policy Madness

University patent policies are not what they seem, and are shaped by the exploitation of ideas that have nothing to do with inventiveness, creativity, entrepreneurship, public use, commercial development, investment, economic vitality, public welfare, or even university mission. All these … Continue reading

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Invention is injury

I have been mulling over “scope of employment” and “course of employment” and “official duties” and related constructions that show up repeatedly in university patent policies. A strange thing about these matters is that there are two very different bodies … Continue reading

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