Missouri University Professor Stole Student’s Invention. It Was Sold For $40 Million Tho

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To make a long story short, ex-professor from Missouri university accused of stealing students invention. What’s more. it was sold for more than $1.5 million and here is what the Typical Student team will tell you about.

 

The University of Missouri-Kansas City

 

 

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So, today, a former Missouri uni prof is being sued for stealing a pharmaceutical student's research from his student. His name is Ashim Mitra and he worked as a pharmacy professor at the school. However, Mitra got more than $1.5 million for his student’s invention. Thus, the prof is also being sued for selling the invention. He continues denying he stole from the student.

 

Who Is This Student?

 

 

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The name of the student is Kishore Cholkar. As stated in the lawsuit, Kishore started “the research on a better way to receive drugs to the eye in 2010 while he was working at the university as a graduate research assistant.” Although the college officials said they have all rights to the invention, Ashim Mitra allegedly took Cholkar's work and sold it to a pharmaceutical development company named Auven Therapeutics. They sold it to a pharmaceutical conglomerate in India for $40 million.

 

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