As reported in the Chronicle for Higher Education, Nov. 30, 2010:
No Hard Bargaining Here: At U. of Glasgow, Licensing Rights to Inventions Are Free
By Goldie Blumenstyk
A Scottish university has come up with an unusual program for commercializing its research at a price companies and others should find very attractive: free.
The new program from the University of Glasgow, Easy Access IP, is designed to help give a competitive edge to British companies, particularly as they increasingly vie for business internationally. With the free licensing, the companies and university will no longer need to spend time and money negotiating over licensing terms. …
- Full Chronicle article [subscribers only]
- U.Glasgow news release: Glasgow pioneers free Intellectual Property for industry
- Read-Write Web: University of Glasgow Offers Entrepreneurs “Easy Access IP”