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Managing University Intellectual Property in the Public Interest (February 2011)
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February 17, 2017
“CRISPR, surrogate licensing, and scientific discovery”
Science Magazine
As the National Academies of Science have noted, “the first goal of university technology transfer involving (intellectual property) is the expeditious and wide dissemination of university-generated technology for the public good”.

October 18, 2016
Don’t sacrifice patent rights for politics
The Hill (Blog)
As National Academy of Sciences researchers put it, before Bayh-Dole, “[T]he incentives to pursue further development and commercialization were severely attenuated and the capacity to do so severely limited. Government agencies, in particular, had no incentive and negligible capacity.”
February 15, 2013
The Many Ways of Making Academic Research Pay Off
"there cannot be a single template for technology transfer," concluded a 2010 report from the National Research Council (NRC) of the U.S. National Academies entitled Managing University Intellectual Property in the Public Interest…