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Title: "Barriers to Innovation: Intellectual Property Transaction Costs in Scientific Collaboration"
Author: Megan Baca J.D. candidate, 2007, Harvard Law School
Publication Date: March 1 2006
Free/Fee: Free Access
Reads: 5098
Abstract: The institution of university science research has evolved over the past century, from one of open science and free information to one of competition and jealously guarded intellectual property rights. This iBrief analyzes the background factors driving the evolution of the institution of science, evaluates the net effects on the progress of science, and considers potential short-term solutions to alleviate the legal transaction costs necessary for scientific collaboration.
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