Fortune magazine article on CCD is a fabrication
large U.S. company,
>Sent: Oct 8, 2010 9:51 PM
>Subject: Re: [BEE-L] Paper on CCD
>The Fortune reporter knows full well:
>(1) the onion seed pollination work was done for a
>there was no grant received from Bayer,
>(2) the acoustic recorder is better at pesticide
>- the latter part of the development is an ongoing
sources, it wasn't
>still being funded by USDA.
>(3) we weren't asked by NYT to disclose our funding
information is required by
>brought up, and there was no need since this
can find it on the
>PloS ONE before they will even review a paper. You
transfer company that
>PloS ONE site.
>(4) Bee Alert Technology, Inc. is a technology
the State of
>is legally recognized as an independent company in
It is MT State
>Montana, affiliated with the University of Montana.
>Board of Regents Approved and has been since the
>Intellectual property agreements are in place, stipulating
make any money -
>as patents, IP rights, licensing, and if we ever
an established royalty for research and education.
>which seems a LONG way off, the University receives
Law ensuing from
>This all came about because of changes in Federal
Business Patent Procedures Act.
>the 1980 Bayh–Dole Act or University and Small
href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Law">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Law) dealing with
>intellectual property arising from _federal
, Bayh-Dole is codified in _35
>ch) . Adopted in _1980_
href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayh–Dole_Act#endnote_35USC200212">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayh–Dole_Act#endnote_35USC200212) , and implemented by 37 _C.F.R._
href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayh–Dole_Act#endnote_37CFR401">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayh–Dole_Act#endnote_37CFR401) . Among
>other things, it gave U.S. universities, small
href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intellectual_property">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intellectual_property) control of their
>non-profits _intellectual property_
href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invention">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invention) and other intellectual property that resulted from such funding.
and half-truths by a
>The Fortune article presents an assortment of lies
folded. Unfortunately, this
>reporter who left another magazine before it
that added an even
>article has spawned a copy by New Yorker Magazine
some of Ms Eban's
>more inflammatory headline and chose to emphasize
>more outrageous claims of what she alleges I said.
>The NEW version of this fiction appears at:
>ml) and it also encourages reader comment, as does
still generate a
>The only good thing about all this is that it can
title sent to me
>smile, courtesy of friends - such as the proposed
Scientists Is Liable To Be Libel “.
>“Fortune’s Misfortune – Smearing
>Thanks to all. Jerry
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