U. of Wisconsin Seeks Stronger Data Protections After Patent-Law Change

Narayan Mahon for The Chronicle

William Barker, who runs corporate partnerships for the U. of Wisconsin, worries that faculty members elsewhere will poach Madison's ideas.
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These are heady days for the disciples of open access. The Obama administration has set a one-year limit on journals' charging readers for articles derived from federally sponsored research. Some states are weighing similar steps. And a majority of...

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