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Old 08-16-2012, 04:45 PM   #81
speakingtohe
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Originally Posted by teh603 View Post
So in that case, why can patents be bought and sold like commodities or stocks, and held by corporations? Modern patent law- modern going back at least to the time of Thomas Edison and Nicola Tesela- has never supported the argument you just made.
Is the patent holder or other Intellectual property property rights holder not the original seller? If they sell the rights they are compensated, whether fairly or not.

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