In this episode of The Constitution Line by Line, Senator Mike Lee covers Article I, Section 8, Clauses 4-10, explaining the congressional powers over the money system and intellectual property.
Tag - intellectual property
The ongoing, high-profile case of Mylar’s EpiPen price hike is a perfect example of the kind of rent seeking that comes from overly strong patents.
Food giant Monsanto is not exactly a popular company. Their work with genetically-modified foods remains controversial, as does their use of the intellectual property system to patent seeds and sue other people for using them within permission.