The licensing of DNA patents by US academic institutions: An empirical survey

Lori Pressman, Richard Burgess, Robert M. Cook-Deegan, Stephen J. McCormack, Io Nami-Wolk, Melissa Soucy, Leroy Walters

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Abstract

A survey of technology transfer of DNA inventions at 19 top US research universities reveals consensus, diversity and flexibility in intellectual property management. Patent filing and license terms are influenced by intended uses of inventions, outside market interest and NIH guidelines.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)31-39
Number of pages9
JournalNature biotechnology
Volume24
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2006
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Bioengineering
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Biomedical Engineering

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