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Jan. 2013 (vol. 46 no. 1)
pp. 15-17
Brian M. Gaff, Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
Ralph A. Loren, Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
Gareth Dickson, Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
Although trade secrets and copyright provide some protection to bioinformatics tools, a carefully drafted patent can provide the broadest available protection in an increasingly competitive market. The Web extra at http://youtu.be/5_z0TRzGoVk is an audio recording of authors Brian M. Gaff, Ralph A. Loren, and Gareth Dickson discussing how a carefully drafted patent can provide the broadest available protection to bioinformatics tools in an increasingly competitive market.
Index Terms:
Bioinformatics,Biomedical informatics,Informatics,Medical services,Legal aspects,Copyright,Patents,Computer applications,IP protection,computing and the law,bioinformatics
Citation:
Brian M. Gaff, Ralph A. Loren, Gareth Dickson, "Protecting Bioinformatics as Intellectual Property," Computer, vol. 46, no. 1, pp. 15-17, Jan. 2013, doi:10.1109/MC.2013.27
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