Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-02-28
Received: 14 September 2018
Accepted: 4 January 2019
First Online: 28 February 2019
: Dr. Pierre Taberlet is the inventor of a patent on “teleo” primers and on the use of amplified fragments to identify amphibian and fish species from environmental samples. This patent only restricts commercial applications and has no impact on the use of this method by academic researchers. Dr. Alice Valentini and Dr. Tony Dejean are research scientists in a private company that specializes on the use of eDNA for species detection.