Indiana’s academic standards cleared their first hurdle this week and universities are banding together to voice their opposition to a patent reform bill.
Academic leaders say a patent reform bill going before the Senate would cripple their ability to invest in new ideas.
The Indiana based pharmaceutical company is suing the Canadian government over patent disagreements.
Vernon Bowman used seeds from crops he grew at his Southwest Indiana farm, but those seeds were patented by Monsanto, a company that quickly sued Bowman.
Johan Bollen's software aims to predict the stock market using Twitter feeds.