Explains mechanics of patent system and discusses innovation policy. Addresses phenomenon of tax strategy patents, which respond in various ways to the grant of exclusive intellectual property rights by the Patent and Trademark Office on methods that individuals and enterprises might use to minimize tax obligations. Covers innovation policy issues and Congressional issues and alternatives.
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