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Category Archives: Tech Transfer
On Monday, November 1st, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in Stanford v. Roche, 583 F.3d 832 (Fed. Cir. 2009), in which the Fed. Cir. decided that a professor could void his University-employer’s rights under the Bayh-Dole act to elect title … Continue reading
On July 29th, Rep. Frank Wolf (D.-Va.) introduced H.R. 5980 that would give priority to examination of patent applications filed by U.S. universities and by their “patent holding companies.” The definition of the latter seems a bit vague, but is … Continue reading
Last summer, Bob Litan and Lesa Mitchell of the Kauffman Foundation sent a short memo to Esther Lee at the Dept. of Commerce entitled “Accelerating the Commercialization of Government-Funded University-Based Research.” Although the Foundation, based in Kansas City MO, has … Continue reading
Yesterday and today, the Minneapolis StarTribune has run lengthy stories contrasting the development of the biotechnology industry in Wisconsin with that in Minnesota. Today’s story focuses on the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) and its successful efforts to found and … Continue reading