"The Role of Patents in Repurposing and Rescuing of Old Drugs," Speaker, STC 2017 Spring Seminar Series, April 2017.

This presentation defines the role that patents play in protecting drug inventions, where the research involves the discovery of an old drug for a new use. It is a practical discussion of the different patent strategies available to university faculty for the protection of inventions having important therapeutic benefit, but where composition patent protection is unavailable. This protection is necessary to attract the interest of investors and drug companies allowing for the efficient translation of basic research from the laboratory to the clinic.

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