Dyson on patents and intellectual property

Sitting down with CNET Australia, Sir James Dyson shares his strongly held views on the importance of patents and intellectual property rights.

Sitting down with CNET Australia, Sir James Dyson shares his strongly held views on the importance of patents and intellectual property rights.

From the ease with which Asian manufacturers can copy his designs, to the lenience of penalties, Sir James Dyson suggests that there is real damage to innovation when others get away with copying the hard work of companies like Dyson.

And don't forget our earlier clip with Dyson discussing the new Airblade Tap and his thoughts on good design .

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Seamus Byrne is CNET's Editor for Australia and Asia. At other times he'll be found messing with apps, watching TV, building LEGO, and rolling dice. Preferably all at the same time.

 

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