Sunday, November 15, 2009

On not practicing patents

Recall Patent Nonuse and the Role of Public Interest as a Deterrent to Technology Suppression [Kurt M. Saunders, 15 Harv. J. Law & Tec 389 ] which begins with text from Jack Kerouac's novel, On the Road, about technology suppression. But compare to "The Graduate."

Recall also the movie "The Formula." In reality, the US Bureau of Mines exhaustively studied German technology for "coal into gasoline" and published detailed findings.

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