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Publishing and patenting the fruits of academic research: the key to a successful parallel track

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Researchers can participate in the patent process without sacrificing a robust publishing career. The key is timing, combined with a basic understanding of how the patent process works.

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Reed, J. Publishing and patenting the fruits of academic research: the key to a successful parallel track. Nat Immunol 14, 523–526 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1038/ni.2618

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