COPE's guidance as a flowchart on what to do if you suspect a reviewer has appropriated an author’s ideas or data.
The instruction to reviewers should state that submitted material must be treated in confidence and may not be used in any way until it has been published
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Author Developed for COPE by Liz Wager of Sideview © 2013 Committee on Publication Ethics First published 2006
Version 1 2006
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COPE Council.What to do if you suspect a reviewer has appropriated an author’s idea or data. Version 2. 2013
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