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History Backs Up Tesla’s Patent Sharing

Harvard Business Review - James Bessen

Yesterday, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, the electric car company, announced that Tesla would make its patents freely available to competitors. To many people this announcement seemed surprising if not shocking. After all, the conventional wisdom holds that patents are essential to keep competitors from …

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