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Research Tool Patenting and Licensing and Biomedical Innovation


Over the last two decades changes in technology and policy have altered the landscape of drug discovery. These changes have led to concerns that the patent system may be creating difficulties for those trying to do research in biomedical fields. Using interviews and archival data, this paper examines the changes in patenting in recent years and how these have affected innovation in pharmaceuticals and related biotech industries.


Publication Year: 2003
Type: Working Paper
Working Paper Number: 2

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