Patent Reform

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Richard M. Boeckel, Editor

The Patent System and Industrial Expansion

Place of Patent Reform in Truman Program

Removal of obstacles to maximum production which result from abuses of patent rights was placed on the program of the Truman administration with the President's request to Secretary of Commerce Wallace, Apr. 24, that he submit recommendations for needed changes in the patent laws. Wallace appointed a special committee to advise him, with Director of Economic Stabilization Davis as chairman,1 and expressed his hope that a report could be made to the President before ...

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