roche http://michiganradio.org en Big research dollars at stake in Stanford v. Roche http://michiganradio.org/post/big-research-dollars-stake-stanford-v-roche-0 <p>Michigan&rsquo;s research universities could have a lot at stake in the outcome of a Stanford University lawsuit before the&nbsp;U.S. Supreme Court.</p><p>The ruling could affect who gets the rights to nearly two billion dollars&rsquo; worth of patents that are developed as part of university-private partnerships.</p><p>Stanford sued after drug company Roche claimed the rights to a lucrative medical test.</p><p>A Stanford researcher developed the test using research techniques he learned at a private company later acquired by Roche.</p> Thu, 10 Mar 2011 23:28:40 +0000 Tracy Samilton 1602 at http://michiganradio.org