IP-Watch: Intellectual Property Regime Stifles Science and Innovation, Nobel Laureates Say
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Date: 07 Jul 2008 13:21
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Patent monopolies are believed to drive innovation but they actually impede the pace of science and innovation, Stiglitz said. The current “patent thicket,” in which anyone who writes a successful software programme is sued for alleged patent infringement, highlights the current IP system’s failure to encourage innovation, he said.
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