This Week in Science

In this week's Science, intellectual property experts from Duke University and Arizona State University discuss the downsides of overly broad technology patents, using CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing as a case study. They discuss the ongoing litigation between the University of California and the Broad Institute over inventorship of CRISPR, arguing that such patent battles are wasteful.

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