January 29, 2014
Intellectual Property is Unethical?
The belief that intellectual property is unethical is a myth that has lingered for a long time. IP is said to be limitless and that anything is patentable — especially in biotechnology.
The reality is far from this myth. Dirk Visser, Intellectual Property Professor at Leiden University, explains how IP provides a proper reward for innovators and Simon Dack, Intellectual Property Lawyer, explains the strict rules that ensure this reward only goes to ethical inventions.