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February 5th, 2008

Bush administration, tech titans clash on patents

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n addition to the Bush administration, major manufacturers (think General Electric, 3M, and Procter & Gamble), pharmaceutical makers, biotechnology and nanotechnology companies, venture capitalists, small businesses and inventors, some universities and research institutions, and companies like Qualcomm oppose the measure. They all tend to have business models that rely heavily on vigorous enforcement of their patents and therefore object to efforts to limit the damages they can receive if their inventions are infringed.

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