PATENTS are supposed to give inventors an incentive to create things that spur economic growth. For some companies, especially in the pharmaceutical business, patents do just that by allowing them to pull in billions in profits from brand-name, blockbuster drugs. But for most public companies, patents don’t pay off, say a couple of researchers who have crunched the numbers.

Full story »
anna's picture
Created by anna 10 years 27 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 27 weeks ago
Category: Legal   Tags: