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

open source hardware trademark

On April 19th the United States Patent and Trademark Office finally rejected an application for the...
patents for open innovation

The flood of software patents has created an environment where companies are afraid that innovation...
digital content

[The public domain] is the basis of our self-understanding as expressed by our shared knowledge and...
make things better

Late last year, I wrote about the EFF’s project to leverage the Patent Office’s new Preissuance...
a new dawn

The term "Open Government" (OG, hereafter) has been used since the 70s to refer to the effort to...
patent reform

In the latest evidence of the growing recognition that our patent system needs reform, last week...
trademarks

UPDATE: In a March 22 press release , the PSF announced that the parties have reached an amicable...
patent struggle

It bothers many of us everytime we hear about yet another non-obvious, overreaching, and abusive...