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Science  06 Feb 2004:
Vol. 303, Issue 5659, pp. 744
DOI: 10.1126/science.303.5659.744a

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TOKYO-- Japanese courts last week delivered stunning monetary awards to two corporate researchers who claimed that they had received inadequate compensation for inventions produced for their employers.