This is a typical complaint of companies, notes Laura Schoppe, the president and owner of Fuentek LLC, an Apex, NC-based firm that works with both public and private entities to advance technologies. However, she has not found that to be the case. “Licensing deals are usually anywhere from fractions of a percent to maybe 5%,” she says. “You don’t see university licenses at 10% or 20%. Those are corporate licenses, so my experience has not been that universities are gouging companies.”