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The Law collection is an archive of articles covering open source and legal topics.

open source and copyright law

Software is protected by copyright law in the U.S. and many other countries. Anyone that wrote the...
patent litigation

Open source community members and most everyone else involved in software are concerned about...
patent litigation aggressors

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) appears to be ramping up for an investigation of Patent...
government and patent law

Congress is beginning to focus on the abusive use of patents by Patent Assertion Entities (PAEs)...
patent reform

On Friday June 7, the German Parliament decided upon a joint motion to limit software patents (see...
Patent reform

The White House on Tuesday announced a broad set of legislative recommendations for Congress and...
open thread on open access

Champions of open access to publicly funded academic research had something to celebrate last week...
Software patents: a note on the new CLS Bank case

The law of software patents took an interesting, and ultimately encouraging, turn a little more...