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Early April saw the end of a seven year legal battle between IP Advocate founder Dr. Renee Kaswan and the University of Georgia Research Foundation (UGARF) over her blockbuster invention Restasis®. Kaswan invented the dry-eye drug while at UGA and soon recognized the value of her discovery, but her years of hard work were traded for pennies on the dollar by UGA in a secret buy-down deal with pharmaceutical giant Allergan. Kaswan says her negative experience of being sued by her own university is not uncommon and, if not checked, threatens the nation's ability to translate discoveries made at universities into inventions that will cure disease and improve life. Read more >

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