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Making the Transfer

It's been nearly 30 years since the Bayh-Dole Act allowed universities to gain IP and National Academy of Sciences looks into the effectiveness of the technology transfer system and whether it's had any unintended effects. It finds that universities should temper their expectations of technology transfer. "Patenting and licensing practices should not be predicated on the goal of raising significant revenue for the institution," the report says.

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