Violating Manufacturer’s Property Rights Does Not Promote Healthy Competition

Too often, regulations undermine the competitive process in the name of promoting competition. The ill-conceived Right to Repair legislation exemplify the problems and risks.

Under the pretense of promoting competition, states as diverse as Texas and CaliforniaArkansas and Hawaii have all considered bills that would violate medical device companies’ intellectual property rights. While many have been defeated, some legislators seem intent on advancing one businesses interest over another, which undermines competitive efficiency and, in the case of medical devices, creates risks to patient care.

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