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Scientist must pay university a slice of profits

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: (Published 04 March 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:602
  1. Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
  1. BMJ

    A leading British infertility specialist must pay his former university employers a substantial slice of the profits he earned from work abroad while employed by the university, a High Court judge ruled last week.

    In a case with important implications for other academics who top up their earnings with private work, Mr Justice Elias held that Simon Fishel must account to Nottingham University for money he earned from clinics in Italy, South Africa, …

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