Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy. On Being A Scientist: A Guide to Responsible Conduct in Research, Third Edition. Chapter of Intellectual Property. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 2009.


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  • A Commercial Opportunity
    Discussion Points

    • Description: Explores issues of software licensing, unauthorized distribution, and commercialization.


    Alexander, M, Williams, W. A Guidebook for Teaching Selected Responsible Conduct of Research Topics to a Culturally Diverse Trainee Group, Chapter 5: Teaching Materials for Intellectual Property.



    Mini-Survey, Chapter 5: Pages 35-36.



    Case IP-1, Chapter 5: page 37.



    Case IP-2, Chapter 5: page 39.



    Mini-Case IP-A, Chapter 5: page 41.



    Mini-Case IP-B, Chapter 5: page 42.



    Mini-Case IP-C, Chapter 5: page 43.