BDAfrica: Rethink intellectual property laws
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Started by: zoobabzoobab
Date: 09 Feb 2009 17:02
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Similarly, the act has led to a flood of ‘upstream’ patents on basic scientific knowledge, leading to what some commentators describe as a virtually impenetrable ‘patent thicket’ blocking small-scale inventors from marketing their products. For example, restrictive software patents limit further development and commercialisation in the field of information technology.
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