Improving Patents to Spur Innovation
Publication Date: December 1983
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Milton R. Copulos
The U.S. is facing a crisis in innovation that threatens the nation's long-term economic prospects. The root of the crisis is a patent system that can only be-described as a shambles. A U.S. patent is no longer worth the paper it is printed on.