Lets just start with music. There are 3 paterns, 3 which combined can lead you to melody of 99% of composition. Or sweep button. I have such lock in my garage it was there whene i wasnt even here but yet people can reserve it so nobody else can use it, works like patent. More? Why if treatment is phase of research but gives chance to save life but. The person who needs it has to gather some indescribable money amount. All is about money. Now adjust those and present them to the patent law. Where we could be as civilisation if we would share our discoveries but not keep them for ourselfs for benefit or even for sake of good of other worse product but which research more expensive. Maybe we would be on mars already.