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Ginormous losses from NPE software patent lawsuits

Innovative software companies start each work day knowing that, no matter how careful and how...
Is the very concept of intellectual property outmoded?

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Is the very concept of intellectual property outmoded?

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To celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day the opensource.com way, we gathered a list of things that have...
New patent reform law could reduce lawsuits by non-practicing entity

The Hidden Gem in the Bill: Joinder Reform So it has finally happened: a patent reform bill has...
Why make a new open source software license?  MPL 2.0 (part 3)

In my previous posts, I discussed the new features of the MPL and the new compatibility between MPL...
MPL 2.0, copyleft, and license compatibility

In part one of my Mozilla Public License piece, I mentioned license compatibility as a major...

Aaron Swartz is 25 years old. He’s smart, tenacious, talented. And, in the view of the US Attorney...