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Late last month, as you’ve likely read by now, the US Senate Judiciary Committee (SJC) abruptly...

Patent reform may have stalled this year at the federal level, but patent trolls may soon find...

Did you know that more than twenty U.S. states have patent abuse litigation laws that have been passed or are pending? Find out which states are...

The Open Source Seed Initiative ( OSSI ) was established in May 2012, by a group of public plant...
Law and open source

Drafting and using open licenses for data and hardware presents both familiar old challenges (like...
patent trolls

Patent trolling—the aggressive assertion of weak or meritless patent claims by non-practicing...
open source software is commericial

I had a chance to catch up with David A. Wheeler, a long-time leader in advising and working with...
will invalidating patents get easier?

You’ve probably realized this by now, but the Supreme Court is having a very busy term when it...