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Patents, innovation, asset class, and weapon

While the issues involved are complex and also involve the use of government force to make it stick, and drug patents have a long and debated history, New asset class and much more at Dealbook points to a growing phenomenon for the global economy as well. Patents and innovation deserve a separate post, but the […]

Making it harder to sue for medical malpractice…

 Making it Harder for Military Families to Sue for Medical Malpractice In defending the U.S. military’s medical system in court, the U.S. Department of Justice is arguing that service personnel and their families are not allowed to sue for medical malpractice regardless of the circumstance.As a general rule, military members are barred from taking the […]