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Debates on Patent System Should Focus on Facts, Not Rhetoric

When the Coca-Cola Company decided to release New Coke in 1985, it failed to heed the classic adage, “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Coke abandoned a product that had produced exceptional results for it, and much happiness for consumers, only to revert back after the mistake was made and millions of dollars were needlessly wasted.  The venerable patent system in the United   States is in danger of succumbing to the same fate.

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