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Interesting article in Fortune about the relationship between patent law and innovation. It compares the biotech industry with the computer industry and discusses the effects of the Bayh-Dole amdendment. The article draws some interesting conclusions about the impact of patents on innovation and scientific collaboration, and the impact of Bayh-Dole on publicly funded research.

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