Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Noteworthy Quote

Blog readers will recall the legal dispute between USC and UC-San Diego over recruitment by the former of a key faculty member from the latter. At stake were large research grants. The Wall St. Journal carries a story on the dispute which contains the following quote:

...“As university research becomes big business, you’re going to see a lot of employment issues come up that are routine in the business world, such as no-compete agreements and suing employees to prevent escape of intellectual property,” said Samuel Estreicher, director of the Center for Labor and Employment Law at New York University, who isn’t involved in the lawsuits...

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