Cooperation between academic institutions and the private sector does not always run smoothly. Gill Walt, Ruairi Brugha, and Andy Haines from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine point up the need for guidance on entering into partnership with a commercial partner and describe the school's experience in formulating guidelines for its staff.
British Medical Journal, 325, 432- 435 pp. [doi: 10.1136/bmj.325.7361.432]
Working with the private sector: the need for institutional guidelines.