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Five Steps to Restoring an Effective University IP Practice, Step 4
We are working through five steps to getting a university back to an effective IP practice, a practice aligned with academic values and focused on actual technology transfer. The idea of “technology transfer” is bureaucratic in origin. As a concept … Continue reading
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Whistling all the way to the bank, revisited 2
The “Whistling” article struggles with the problem of the standard patent rights clause language about “electing to retain title.” I’ve wondered over this wording for years. It appears to be at the heart of the “cleverly crafted scheme” to intercept … Continue reading
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Is Mercenary Science, Science?
Inside Higher Ed ran a story after the 2010 Gulf oil spill that faculty members have been approached to serve as consultants to BP. See “Oil Debate Spills into Academe.” A faculty member at the University of Southern Mississippi who … Continue reading
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