TRENDSPOTTER: Eureka! IP Treasure Could be Right Under Your Nose | GenomeWeb

Many people, scientists included, envision genomics research as a group of scientists busily working to locate and identify new genes and then, in the "Eureka!" moment, discovering one and rushing off to publish it in a paper or file it in a patent application. The problem with this picture is that it fails to recognize the IP treasures represented by everything that happens before the "Eureka!" moment. 

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