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Our intellectual property (IP) articles examine how IP issues, including patents and copyright, affect the open source landscape.

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Doug Kim is a frequent lecturer on patents, trademarks, copyrights, and licensing, and will be...
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In the latest evidence of the growing recognition that our patent system needs reform, last week...
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I recently blogged about making open source software , and the high level steps for how to think...
User experience vs. design

I had the privilege of working with David Tilbrook almost 25 years ago. He was the first person...
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Pinterest is a social site for image sharing around themes that launched in closed beta in March...
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Technology issues are now a matter for citizens of the internet and not just big corporations. Now...
Copyright is not registration.

Here's one list purporting to be the "10 Major Companies Which Are Supporting SOPA/PIPA" – Philip...
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Where does open source come from?