OpenDotDotDot: Why Patents Are Broken, Part 4783678
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Date: 15 Sep 2008 14:50
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An EPO spokesperson told heise online that the increasing number of patent applications does not mean that the world is coming up with more innovations. Rather, inventors and companies that already hold patents in one country are lining up at many other national patent offices to get patents for other markets. "If the decision takes time, the result is a period of legal uncertainty", a spokesperson explained.
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