Patent News

Aug. 24, 2016

WisBusiness: WIN panel urges strong patent protections, by Brian E. Clark

This post originally appeared in WisBusiness on August 24, 2016.

The U.S. patent system has come under attack in recent years from opponents who say it kills innovation and stifles competition. Other critics charge that patent laws kept millions of Africans from receiving AIDS drugs owned by pharmaceutical companies.

Or that the system is abused by so-called “patent trolls” who collect patents and file infringement lawsuits for profit.