Nick Charlton

Thoughts on the UoP Intellectual Property Agreement

Today, the University announced that they had entered into an Intellectual Property agreement. For 10 years. I think this is a terrible idea.

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It looks like we’re stuck with it. But let’s hope it’s not contagious. The sight of a country of profit driven research feels pretty grim, to me. On top of that, let’s hope the good points come to be true, rather than the possible downsides. That will come in the future.