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Newsletter

Patents: protecting inventors and the public good


Abstract: Patent rights are becoming increasingly controversial in areas such as pharmaceuticals and genetics. Should the public good come before the private gain of new product inventors or developers? The May 2010 Newsletter tackles this issue.

Keywords: Public goods; Patents;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Part of Series: Liber8 Economic Information Newsletter

Publication Date: 2010

Issue: May