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Abrams, I., Leung, G., and Stevens, A. How are U.S. Technology Transfer Offices Tasked and Motivated—Is It All About the Money? Research Management Review, Volume 17, Issue 1, Fall 2009.

Association of University Technology Managers. Tech transfer industry shows gains: Highlights of AUTM’s U.S. Licensing Activity Survey, FY2013. (2014).

Council on Governmental Relations. A Tutorial on Technology Transfer in U.S. Colleges and Universities (2011).

Council on Governmental Relations. 21 Questions about Technology Transfer (2010). 

Engber, Daniel. Universities Sometimes Look Like Patent Trolls: In the Pursuit of Knowledge, and Profit. Slate.12 May 2014.

Lee, Timothy B. Patent Trolls Have a Surprising Ally: Universities. Washington Post 30 Nov. 2013. Washington Post.

National Research Council. Managing University Intellectual Property in the Public Interest. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2010.

Nicholson, Chris. Maximizing the ROI of Intellectual Property. University Business. Oct 2014.

Pressman, L., Roessner, D., Bond, J., Okubo, S., and Planting, M. The Economic Contribution of University/Nonprofit Inventions in the United States: 1996 – 2010. June 201, 2012.

Quinn, Gene. Universities are NOT Patent Trolls. IP Watchdog. 6 June  2014. 

Rooksby, Jacob H. Sue U.: Lawsuits to protect university patents reflect a fragile balance between public mission and private gain. American Association of University Professors. AAUP. Oct. 2012.

Stanford University. In the Public Interest: Nine Points to Consider in Licensing University Technology. March 2007.