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Summary

When commercializing scientific discoveries, inventors and firms face several potentially fatal traps. Here’s how to avoid falling into them.

This article was first published in the November 2014 issue of Harvard Business Review.

©2014 by the President and Fellows of Harvard College, All Rights Reserved (P)2014 Audible Inc.

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helpful overview of steps to take

Insightful steps shared on how to ensure one's invention is protected and commercialised in the best way. A useful resource for scientists and those not conversant with intellectual property, patents and commercialisation. Learnt the disadvantage of over acknowledgement.

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Useful audiobook

This is a useful audiobook about protecting your scientific discoveries to maximise return on investment. It's worth a listen.

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Presents great case studies

A very entra tanning and informative piece full of case studies. Excellent for scientists interested in protecting their inventions.