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Patent Attorney Admission

December 22, 2006

Tags Legal SystemInterventionismMonopoly and Competition

I pointed out in There's No Such Thing as a Free Patent that "The conventional defense of the patent system is that it is essential in order to stimulate creativity." And here, on the widely-read Patently-O Patent Law blog, we have patent attorney Dennis Crouch casually admitting:

Patents are intended to lure potential inventors into the business of innovation. The truth is, however, that very little is known about how patents really drive innovation.

Sigh. See also:

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