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The alphabet soup of agreements

What you need to know about the paperwork your institution requires when disclosing and commercializing your research.

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  1. Chitale, S., Lawler, C. & Macfarlane, S. Nat. Biotechnol. 34, 1222–1225 (2016).

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Correspondence to Sadhana Chitale, Colm Lawler or Scott Macfarlane.

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Chitale, S., Lawler, C. & Macfarlane, S. The alphabet soup of agreements. Nat Biotechnol 36, 220–224 (2018).

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