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Widening Secret Patents Seen as Costing Inventors' Rights
Re: Willy Shih
Economic espionage is mostly aimed at technology and business strategy earlier than the patent stage, Willy Shih, a professor of management practice at Harvard Business School who studies industrial competitiveness, said in an interview. "The much more interesting stuff, the really good stuff, is probably not patented yet," Shih said, calling patents a trailing indicator of economically valuable data.