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September 27, 2010


Though some have questioned the utility of the WIPO's portal -- because only 1 percent of people in least-developed nations have internet access -- I think this initiative is laudable. LDCs are often patent-free zones, and such zones have enormous potential to explore innovative possibilities unhindered by the restraints of patents that restrict more-developed countries. If they can just get access to the necessary resources, they could contribute quite significantly to technological and medical innovation globally.

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