Patent News

Jan. 11, 2016

Daily Caller Opinion: Patents Are Private Property, Too, by James Edwards

This post originally appeared in The Daily Caller on January 11, 2016.

If you like new and improved products, better ways to get things done, or discoveries that bring game-changing benefits to people’s lives, then you must believe in the underlying principle that stimulates such creativity: the right to private property.

Property rights — including intellectual property — lie at the heart of America’s free enterprise economy and our nation’s tremendous success. The centrality of private property has been American — and modern conservative — principle from the beginning.