Patent News

May. 2, 2017

Medical News Opinion: Innovation Key to Reducing Healthcare Costs, by Kyle Keeney

This post originally appeared in Medical News on May 2, 2017.

As the new administration works to improve the healthcare system in the United States, we must remember that innovation is key to reducing costs and improving the lives of all Americans

As the founder of the Kentucky Access to Care Coalition, I have seen firsthand the critical role strong IP and patent rights play in our state’s ability to address society’s most challenging medical problems. Whether it is an independent inventor or one of our state’s universities, those on the frontlines of medical research rely on the U.S. patent system to help deliver solutions aimed at improving the health of all Kentuckians.