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Swiss Public Prosecutor will probe WIPO's misconduct allegations against CIO, says his legal counsel

Alistair Silver badge



Patents themselves have become unfit for purpose. They no longer provide temporary protection for the patent holder in exchange for disclosure to society as a whole but are instead abused as trading cards to protect large institutions from innovation.

It's hardly surprising that the officers overseeing this failure are themselves the target of corruption, and that it sometimes succeeds in spades.

Yup, that reads more accurately.

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