Ivory Tower and Industrial Innovation: University-Industry Technology Transfer Before and After the Bayh-Dole Act

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Stanford University Press, May 4, 2004 - Business & Economics - 241 pages
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Since the early 1980s, universities in the United States have greatly expanded their patenting and licensing activities. The Congressional Joint Economic Committee, among other authorities, have argued that this surge contributed to the economic boom of the 1990s. And, many observers have attributed this trend to the Bayh-Dole Act of 1980. Using quantitative analysis and detailed case studies, this book tests that conventional wisdom and assesses the effects of the Act, examining the diverse channels through which commercialization has occurred over the 20th century and since the passage of the Act.
 

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Contents

The Ivory Tower and Industrial Innovation
1
University Patent Policies and University Patenting
35
Technology Licensing 191280
58
A Political History of the BayhDole Act of 1980
85
The BayhDole Act and Patenting and Licensing
99
The Effects of Entry and Experience on U
129
What Happens in UniversityIndustry Technology
152
Conclusion
179
Notes
193
References
215
Index
229
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David C. Mowery is William A. & Betty H. Hasler Professor Emeritus of New Enterprise Development at the Walter A. Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. Richard R. Nelson is George Blumenthal Professor of International and Public Affairs, Business, and Law at Columbia University. Bhaven N. Sampat is Associate in the Department of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. Arvids A. Ziedonis is a Visiting Scholar at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research.

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