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U of T law students put their trust in science

Monday, June 19, 2017 @ 8:51 AM | By Donalee Moulton

Scientists have discovered when they are looking to resolve thorny intellectual property problems they should look to the University of Toronto.

A group of students, faculty and alumni have identified a novel approach to creating material transfer agreements (MTAs) in an era of open access. The approach, now published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, “formulates the relationship in terms of a trust rather than as a contract,” said Simon Stern, director of the Centre for Innovation Law and Policy at U of T’s Faculty of...