Inquirer: World's patent system needs reform, experts say
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Date: 13 Nov 2007 13:11
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The reforms could include viewing patents not as a monopoly on innovations but as a way of making information about them more widely available, European Patent Office vice president Michael Desantes told a conference in Manila. Adrian Cristobal, head of the Philippines' intellectual property office, said the patent system needed to be promoted in his country since only 1.2 percent of all patents in the Philippines were held by Filipinos.
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