Protecting Intellectual Capital in the New Century: Are Universities Prepared?

By: James Ottavio Castagnera, Cory R. Fine & Anthony Belfiore In recent years, intellectual property has become increasingly important to academic institutions throughout the United States. As universities rely more heavily on trademarks and patents for additional revenue, questions arise as to whether these institutions are sufficiently protected by their current intellectual property policies. This iBrief explores the policies promulgated by a variety of academic institutions and assesses whether these universities are adequately protected by their policies. Download Full Article (PDF) Cite: 2002 Duke L. & Tech. Rev. 0010