Thursday, March 20, 2014
As university technology transfer offices grapple with
how best to commercialize their discoveries, about 25 international
universities are turning to Easy Access IP, a strategy to give patented
inventions away for free. Supporters argue that giving away IP attracts
potential investors, while some non-adopter technology transfer office heads
think companies will only be attracted by well-fleshed-out legal agreements.
C.S. SciBX 7(11);
Published online March 20, 2014
C.S. SciBX 7(3); doi:10.1038/scibx.2014.77
AND INSTITUTIONS MENTIONED
Association of University Technology Managers, Deerfield, Ill.
Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C.
Isis Innovation Ltd., Oxford, U.K.
NewSouth Innovations, Sydney, New South Wales,
University of Glasgow, Glasgow, U.K.
The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales,
University of Oxford, Oxford, U.K.