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Jan. 26, 2016

Inside Sources Opinion: Patents Mean Value and Innovation, by James Edwards

This post originally appeared in Inside Sources  on January 26, 2016.

Former President Jimmy Carter recently learned that a new therapy brought the brief disappearance of cancer on his brain.  This miracle wouldn’t be possible were it not for strong intellectual property.

It should be noncontroversial to state that U.S. patents are property, they help advance science, and American innovation provides tremendous value for each dollar spent, as plainly seen in medical innovation.