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Note that Wilson's two solutions both have the "side effect" that companies need not pay for IP from outsiders. (The "can only sell to operating companies" proposal means that operating companies need not buy because the inventor can't do anything if they don't buy.)



You're forgetting that in any field that isn't controlled by a monopoly, every single competitor always wants more leverage over the other players.

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You're forgetting the "honor among thieves" that is present in every line of work. For example, book publishers don't plagarize from each other.

They only use patents to shut down new competition.

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