#1 Read the following Bloomberg Business Week Article
#2 Discuss the following questions with your classmates on the discussion board
1. How do you view the Autonomy deal with HP? Is it “buyer beware,” or “inadequate and/or inaccurate disclosure”?
2. Do you believe that the legal issues have hampered Invoke’s ability to find partners, or is this more a strategy being employed to put an end to the legal wrangling?
3. Should academic researchers have the opportunity to take their creations to market, or should the university/college that employs them have claim to any potential marketable inventions? Look up the differences in public and private institutional constraints on this. Does it differ by country as well?