[ExI] Gene Patents: Good or Bad?
dan_ust at yahoo.com
Tue May 25 21:16:16 UTC 2010
This is a good resource for works dealing with patent issues from an anti-IP perspective:
But, since patents do require the use of force to enforce, the burden should fall on the patent advocate to support them. Where is your peer-reviewed evidence for patents working?
----- Original Message ----
From: Rafal Smigrodzki <rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com>
To: Sondre Bjellås <sondre-list at bjellas.com>
Cc: ExI chat list <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org>
Sent: Tue, May 25, 2010 4:45:48 PM
Subject: Re: [ExI] Gene Patents: Good or Bad?
On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 10:30 AM, Sondre Bjellås
<sondre-list at bjellas.com> wrote:
> Says who and what? Does it apply to all engineering fields?
> Quick Google search gives me:
> " It’s extraordinary how the myth that patents somehow promote innovation is
> still propagated and widely accepted; and yet there is practically *no*
> empirical evidence that it’s true. All the studies that have looked at this
> area rigorously come to quite a different conclusion."
### That's the problem with a quick search - you can find a document
in support of virtually any opinion that has ever been articulated by
Now, give me a direct link to a preferably peer-reviewed publication
on the subject of efficiency of patent law, and we could have a
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