Supreme Court Rules for Roche, Clarifies Bayh-Dole | GenomeWeb

This article has been updated with additional comments from the Supreme Court decision and a legal expert.

By Matt Jones

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) –In a ruling that may lead federally-funded research universities to clarify their intellectual property agreements with their employees, the US Supreme Court ruled today that Stanford University does not have a claim to PCR technology-related patents that it said Roche Molecular Systems has infringed.

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