Although some have criticized this law as distracting public colleges from their true calling of generating knowledge (unless it supports global warming or evolution ), this mapped out summary (link below) of only some of patents licensed under Bayh-Dole demonstrates how the commercialization of government-funded research has both helped fund further cutting edge research and created jobs where no one knew there was even an industry.
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