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Harvard, Yale Back Students in Patent Stance That Aids Poor

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Nov. 9 (Bloomberg) — Harvard University, Yale University and three other schools are pledging to encourage companies to give poor countries better access to drugs and medical products based on discoveries made on their campuses.

Harvard in Cambridge, Massachusetts; Yale in New Haven, Connecticut; Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island; the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia; and Boston University in Boston will release the statement today, which will guide how drugs developed by scientists at the schools are licensed to companies, said, a spokesman for Harvard…

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