Characteristics of the complex and growing stem cell patent landscape indicate strategies by which public sector research institutions could improve the efficiency of intellectual property agreements and technology transfers in stem cells.
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This study was a collaborative project of CIP in Göteborg, Sweden and PIPRA in Davis, California. The authors thank B. Heiden, A. Bennet, B. Edgar, W. Streitz and F. Fredh for insights and comments.
The authors declare no competing financial interests.
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Bergman, K., Graff, G. The global stem cell patent landscape: implications for efficient technology transfer and commercial development. Nat Biotechnol 25, 419–424 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1038/nbt0407-419
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