Quote Originally Posted by Moe View Post
Dam patents... just crossed my mind that the intellectual property may not even be owned by the researcher himself if he's on a biotech/organization/hospital/university's payroll.... meaning that if a researcher found a cure, by law he cannot give it without permission, crazy isn't it?
Actually I had a look, and it seems that medical procedures cannot be patented in the majority of countries, including the US Europe. See here: http://www.mondaq.com/india/x/311404...ts+An+Overview

and it makes sense if you think about it, cause doctors have to have the best interest of their patients at heart. That’s good!