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Brexit Britain changes its mind, says non, nein, no to Europe's unified patent court – potentially sealing its fate

Alan Brown Silver badge

Re: pharmaceuticals

"The patent system isn't great, but, to murder a Churchill quote, like democracy, it's worst system we have apart from all the others that have been tried."

AS ENVISAGED AND ORIGINALLY CREATED that might have been the case.

Over the last 40 years, progressive twisting of IP law has turned it and copyright into weaponisable items that _inhibit_ innovation and development - and more latterly are being used to quell open discussions too.

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