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Re: License Dilemma

From: Dmitry V. Gorbatovsky
Subject: Re: License Dilemma
Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2006 22:29:06 +0200
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John Hasler wrote:

> Dmitry writes:
>> But let me remind you , that all point of patent law is to give society
>> new ideas and possibilities to create further innovations based on openly
>> available knowledge, while protecting the rights of people who share
>> their secrets.
> That may be the case in some jurisdictions but the US Constitution says
>    To promote the progress of science and useful arts, by securing for
>    limited times to authors and inventors the exclusive right to their
>    respective writings and discoveries
> Thus the purpose of a patent in the US is to promote the progress of
> science and useful arts,  not to protect the rights of "intellectual
> property" owners.

That exactly what I am insist upon.
Patents is just socially acceptable instrument 
"To promote the progress of science and useful arts",
by securing exclusive rights to their respective owners.

Regards, Dmitry.

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