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Stanford's Office of Technology Licensing and the Cohen/Boyer cloning patents : oral history transcript / 1998.
BANC MSS 99/287 c; Phonotape 2997 C:1-3
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Title:

Stanford's Office of Technology Licensing and the Cohen/Boyer cloning patents : oral history transcript / 1998

Creator/Contributor:

Reimers, Niels J., 1933-, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Hughes, Sally Smith, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Program in the History of the Biological Sciences and Biotechnology

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Pre-Stanford career in industry; establishing a technology licensing program at Stanford University; Cohen-Boyer recombinant DNA patents: negotiating with inventors, Stanford, and University of California; commercial potential, royalty distribution, controversy over patenting in biology, licensing plan, recombinant DNA controversy, National Institutes of Health role, opening patent files to public, Chakrabarty Supreme Court case, claims by John Morrow and Robert Helling; patenting and licensing monoclonal antibodies; Pajaro Dunes Conference on Biotechnology, 1982; University Licensing Pool for Technology (ULab); comments on Stanley Cohen, Herbert Boyer, and Donald Kennedy.

Date:

1998 (issued)

Subject:

n-us--- -- n-us-ca
Cohen, Stanley N
Boyer, Herbert W
Kennedy, Donald -- 1931-
Stanford University. -- Office of Technology Licensing.
University of California (System). -- Office of Technology Transfer.
License agreements -- United States
Technology -- Management
Engineers -- California -- Interviews
Biology -- Patents
Recombinant DNA -- Patents
Cloning -- Patents

Note:

Niels Reimers ; interviews conducted by Sally Smith Hughes in 1997. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Interview conducted as part of the Program in the History of the Biological Sciences and Biotechnology.
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Audio tape recording of the interviews also available. Shelved as Phonotape 2997 C:1-3.
Also available online.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Volume includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (ix, 84 leaves) : ill. ; 29 cm.
3 sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3s8f
BANC MSS 99/287 c
Phonotape 2997 C:1-3

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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