Re: patenting

2000-10-16 Thread Robin Hanson
Chris Auld wrote: On Tue, 10 Oct 2000, Robin Hanson wrote: If the monopolist equals the paper authors, and the product over which there is a monopoly has its primary value in producing this paper, then I think the journal should require that the algorithm be made available free to others,

Re: patenting

2000-10-12 Thread Chris Auld
On Tue, 10 Oct 2000, Robin Hanson wrote: If the monopolist equals the paper authors, and the product over which there is a monopoly has its primary value in producing this paper, then I think the journal should require that the algorithm be made available free to others, but only for the

Re: patenting

2000-10-11 Thread Alexander Robert William Robson
On Tue, 10 Oct 2000, Robin Hanson wrote: If the monopolist equals the paper authors, and the product over which there is a monopoly has its primary value in producing this paper, then I think the journal should require that the algorithm be made available free to others, but only for the

patenting

2000-10-06 Thread Chris Auld
papers with patented algorithms? Isn't the whole point ostensibly to generate reproducible results? 2. Would more widescale patenting of such algorithms lead to increased or decreased aggregate research output? 3. Does anyone know if such a patent is actually enforc