Under Financial Pressure, Universities Give Patent Buyers a Closer Look


A researcher at Kymeta, a company in Redmond, Wash., works on a satellite antenna that was developed out of a commercial relationship with Duke U., where materials for the antenna were developed. Intellectual Ventures set up the partnership.
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The leading association of university technology managers is re-examining a pledge to shun companies that buy patent rights as a litigation strategy, after several member institutions were found to be working with a reputed pioneer of the practice.


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