University Research and Licensing
Bioinformatics Law: Legal Issues for Computational Biology in the Post-Genome Era (Jorge L. Contreras & A. James Cuticchia, eds. 2013)
18 Pages Posted: 20 Jun 2013 Last revised: 29 Sep 2014
Date Written: April 19, 2013
This chapter in an overview of the law of bioinformatics covers the legal issues uniquely facing universities and other research institutions. Among the topics covered are modes of university technology development, the Bayh-Dole Act, the questionable status of the patent research exemption in the U.S., publication and data release, and socially-responsible licensing.
Keywords: university, research, Bayh-Dole, patent, licensing, data release, patent pool, collaboration
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