Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

It is currently 20 Aug 2014, 10:33

Flash Sale:

The Economist GMAT Tutor - 15% Off All Courses


Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

Intellectual property laws protect patent holders from

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 24 Nov 2009
Posts: 13
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 12

GMAT Tests User
Intellectual property laws protect patent holders from [#permalink] New post 09 Jul 2010, 11:06
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

28% (03:07) correct 72% (02:18) wrong based on 21 sessions
Intellectual property laws protect patent holders from infringements that would otherwise cut into their revenue streams. Because the cost to research and develop new products that can be patented can be astronomically high and companies want to ensure that these costs are defrayed and not sunk, most companies support patent laws that are as legally stringent and long-lasting as possible. However, strict patent laws allow companies with the most funds devoted to research and development to dominate industries and shut down innovative competition. As a result, less strict patent laws are often more conducive to true innovation; in the long run, this lack of innovation decreases industry-wide profits, even for the largest companies.
In the argument above, the two portions in boldface play which of the following roles?


• (A) The first is an assumption, rejected by the argument, that is used to justify a certain strategy; the second is that strategy
• (B) The first is a factor used to justify the adoption of a certain position; the second presents the intended outcome of that position
• (C) The first is a factor used to support a position that the argument supports; the second is that position
• (D) The first is a factor used to argue that a certain position may not have the consequences for which it is intended; the second is a justification for that position
• (E) The first is a factor that is used to explain the adoption of a certain position; the second is that position.

Last edited by anin on 11 Jul 2010, 05:20, edited 1 time in total.
Ms. Big Fat Panda
Ms. Big Fat Panda
User avatar
Status: Biting Nails Into Oblivion
Joined: 09 Jun 2010
Posts: 1855
Followers: 335

Kudos [?]: 1361 [0], given: 194

GMAT ToolKit User GMAT Tests User
Re: Role play [#permalink] New post 09 Jul 2010, 18:41
Haha to answer questions about a bold face something must be bolded, yeah? :)
VP
VP
avatar
Joined: 15 Jul 2004
Posts: 1474
Schools: Wharton (R2 - submitted); HBS (R2 - submitted); IIMA (admitted for 1 year PGPX)
Followers: 15

Kudos [?]: 94 [0], given: 13

GMAT Tests User
Re: Role play [#permalink] New post 09 Jul 2010, 18:59
Pls boldface it
Manager
Manager
User avatar
Joined: 16 Jun 2010
Posts: 172
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 22 [0], given: 1

Re: Role play [#permalink] New post 10 Jul 2010, 04:47
Plz boldface !
_________________


R E S P E C T


Finally KISSedGMAT 700 times 450 to 700 An exprience

Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 23 May 2010
Posts: 443
Followers: 5

Kudos [?]: 30 [0], given: 112

Re: Role play [#permalink] New post 10 Jul 2010, 07:31
anin wrote:
Intellectual property laws protect patent holders from infringements that would otherwise cut into their revenue streams. Because the cost to research and develop new products that can be patented can be astronomically high and companies want to ensure that these costs are defrayed and not sunk, most companies support patent laws that are as legally stringent and long-lasting as possible. However, strict patent laws allow companies with the most funds devoted to research and development to dominate industries and shut down innovative competition. As a result, less strict patent laws are often more conducive to true innovation; in the long run, this lack of innovation decreases industry-wide profits, even for the largest companies.
In the argument above, the two portions in boldface play which of the following roles?


• (A) The first is an assumption, rejected by the argument, that is used to justify a certain strategy; the second is that strategy
• (B) The first is a factor used to justify the adoption of a certain position; the second presents the intended outcome of that position
• (C) The first is a factor used to support a position that the argument supports; the second is that position
• (D) The first is a factor used to argue that a certain position may not have the consequences for which it is intended; the second is a justification for that position
• (E) The first is a factor that is used to explain the adoption of a certain position; the second is that position.



respond to the requests ...pls thnx
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 24 Nov 2009
Posts: 13
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 12

GMAT Tests User
Re: Role play [#permalink] New post 11 Jul 2010, 05:22
Sorry guys. I'm going Nuts with this GMAT exam. :roll:
VP
VP
avatar
Joined: 15 Jul 2004
Posts: 1474
Schools: Wharton (R2 - submitted); HBS (R2 - submitted); IIMA (admitted for 1 year PGPX)
Followers: 15

Kudos [?]: 94 [0], given: 13

GMAT Tests User
Re: Role play [#permalink] New post 11 Jul 2010, 07:51
Between B and E; is it justification or explanation?? going with B

Going with E: The second boldface is not the intended outcome but IS the position.
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 27 May 2010
Posts: 102
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 13

GMAT Tests User
Re: Role play [#permalink] New post 11 Jul 2010, 08:02
I will go with E. What's the OA and OE?
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 26 Mar 2010
Posts: 125
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 17

Re: Role play [#permalink] New post 11 Jul 2010, 11:38
IMO E...whats the OA please???
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 04 Feb 2010
Posts: 200
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 26 [0], given: 8

GMAT Tests User
Re: Role play [#permalink] New post 11 Jul 2010, 11:43
Going with E as well.
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 09 Jul 2010
Posts: 150
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 14 [0], given: 3

Re: Role play [#permalink] New post 11 Jul 2010, 20:33
IMO E
_________________

consider cudos if you like my post

Manager
Manager
User avatar
Joined: 16 Jun 2010
Posts: 172
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 22 [0], given: 1

Re: Role play [#permalink] New post 12 Jul 2010, 23:23
Why not C ? :roll:
_________________


R E S P E C T


Finally KISSedGMAT 700 times 450 to 700 An exprience

Manager
Manager
User avatar
Joined: 01 Oct 2010
Posts: 120
Followers: 6

Kudos [?]: 157 [0], given: 169

Re: Role play [#permalink] New post 17 Jan 2011, 06:37
My take is E.
_________________

I will greatly appreciate your KUDOS my friends!

Re: Role play   [#permalink] 17 Jan 2011, 06:37
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
laws for protecting vs laws that protected kapilagrawal123 2 07 Mar 2013, 08:30
1 Experts publish their posts in the topic Stronger patent laws are needed to protect inventions from ankit546 4 18 Feb 2013, 17:32
8 Experts publish their posts in the topic The lawyers for the patent holder pressed the federal judge kannn 11 20 Apr 2011, 18:20
2 Stronger patent laws are needed to protect inventions from SudiptoGmat 9 14 Jan 2010, 09:13
Stronger patent laws are needed to protect inventions from rahulraao 6 12 Sep 2005, 17:47
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Intellectual property laws protect patent holders from

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Privacy Policy| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.