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Blair Fix
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Fascinating, Jonathan. It still blows my mind that we allow chemical compounds to be put under intellectual property. Imagine if Marie Curie had patented the formula for Radium. Or worse still, if Dmitri Mendeleev had patented the formula for the periodic table. It would be absurd … and yet drug companies have convinced us that they should have the this right.