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Empirical analysis of major stem cell patent cases: the role of universities

A study of stem cell patent litigation sheds light on the current patent reform debate.

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Figure 1: Litigated cases per year.

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Mills, A., Tereskerz, P. Empirical analysis of major stem cell patent cases: the role of universities. Nat Biotechnol 28, 325–328 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1038/nbt0410-325

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