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Patents versus patenting: implications of intellectual property protection for biological research

Zhen Lei and Brian D. Wright are in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 207 Giannini Hall, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA.
Nature Biotechnology (Impact Factor: 39.08). 02/2009; 27(1):36-40. DOI: 10.1038/nbt0109-36
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ABSTRACT A new survey shows scientists consider the proliferation of intellectual property protection to have a strongly negative effect on research.

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