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The pitfalls of patents


Is the UK patents system working well or making innovation much harder?

Roland Hill, chairman of Contra Vision and the creator of a see-through graphic, and David Braben of Frontier Developments, the co-creator of the Elite computer game, debate whether patent legislation is "an excellent system which is for the benefit of society".

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