The patenting universities: Problems and perils
AbstractStarting from a review of more than 50 papers, this work will present a detailed overview of threats stemming from university patenting activity, then it will draw some policy implications and it will conclude with some suggestions for further research.
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Date of creation: 27 Mar 2006
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university patents; entrepreneurial university; open science; secrecy;
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- O31 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Innovation and Invention: Processes and Incentives
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- NEP-IPR-2006-11-25 (Intellectual Property Rights)
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- NEP-SOG-2006-11-25 (Sociology of Economics)
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