Patents vs Open Science
peter.suber's bookmarks 2023-01-27
"Patent holders must disclose how their invention works. That's a basic principle of patents. So that is pretty much in line with Open Science, right?
To me the values of Open Science include sharing your knowledge with others in the pursuit of scientific progress and improvement of the world. Stopping others from working with and building upon your invention is not in the spirit of Open Science, but is – as far as I understand – THE central idea of patents...."