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Mobile patent wars and Linux in context

Mobile Linux platforms are making incredible inroads into the emerging smartphone market. The...

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Platform wars: software patents in a new light

I recently wrote about the $4.5 billion auction for Nortel's portfolio of 6,000 patents that went...

The software patent debate sometimes seems awfully one-sided. Passionate opponents carefully...

With a recent op-ed in the Economist and a segment on NPR's Planet Money , it seems as if an awareness of the high cost of the outmoded, traditional patent system is finally creeping into the mainstream.

With a recent op-ed in the Economist and a segment on NPR's Planet Money , it seems as if an...

When the Supreme Court declined to speak to software patenting in the Bilski case, there was...