intellectual property

TEDx branding: A legal point of view

My friend and former colleague Chris Grams recently wrote a great article on the topic of extending the TED brand by allowing anyone to organize...Read more

Introduction to "three strikes" copyright infringement rules in Dragon*con EFF track

Clifton Tunnell, a patent attorney registered to practice before the USPTO and associate of Anderson Dailey, LLP in Atlanta, GA and Andrew Norton of...Read more

On copyright aggregation

A collaborative activity dubbed Project Harmony is now under way between corporate and corporate-sponsored participants in the free and open source...Read more

Can programming language names be trademarks?

Can–or should–a programming language name be a trademark? The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, the administrative board within the U.S. Patent and...Read more

Five questions about open innovation with Stefan Lindegaard

On Wednesday, September 1, opensource.com will be hosting a webcast with Stefan Lindegaard, one of the world's leading experts on open innovation.Read more

A weak case for software patents

For all the debate and litigation around software patents, I thought that there was at least one point on which all sides could agree: the objective...Read more

Fortune cookie says: To succeed, you must share.

The last time you ate Chinese food, you probably weren't thinking about open source development. But according to Jennifer 8. Lee, author of “ The...Read more

Panel: Copyright Needed In Music, But Should Benefit Musicians

This story was written and originally posted by Kaitlin Mara at Intellectual Property Watch . Copyright is critical to the survival of the music...Read more