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Supreme Court

The Supreme Court’s new opinion on patent eligibility is an important step in the right direction...
Pinterest logo

Pinterest is a social site for image sharing around themes that launched in closed beta in March...
How patents hinder innovation

Patents may have been created to help encourage innovation, but instead they regularly hinder it...
A cure for the common troll

Our bridge into the 21st Century presently houses a nasty creature who demands a toll from the best...
Why the patent system doesn't play well with software: If Eolas went the other

Everyone take a deep breath: it seems we've had a moment of sanity in the patent wars. Last week, a...
The first FOSDEM Legal Issues DevRoom

For FOSDEM 2012, held last weekend in Brussels, I had the privilege of co-organizing (with Tom...
ACTA's back

Technology issues are now a matter for citizens of the internet and not just big corporations. Now...
The Supreme Court's Golan decision gives short shrift to the public domain

In a decision that favored the 1% (copyright owners) over the 99% (consumers and the public domain...