Articles tagged with patent


Top 10 FOSS legal developments of 2014

The year 2014 continued the trend of the increasing importance of legal issues for the FOSS community. These are my selections for the top 10 legal...Read more

Patent trolls and open document formats with open source thought leaders

On Gordon Haff's blog, Connections, the senior cloud evangelist for Red Hat talked with Simon Phipps, the president of the Open Source Initiative...Read more

Open source under the lens of an intellectual property lawyer

open source and intellectual property
Download the free All Things Open interview series eBook Have you ever wondered what, from a business perspective, the world of sharing , free , and...Read more

White House takes executive action to curb patent abuse

Patent reform
The White House on Tuesday announced a broad set of legislative recommendations for Congress and executive actions aimed at thwarting abusive patent...Read more

Top 10 FOSS issues of 2012

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The year 2012 had many important FOSS legal developments which reflects the continued increase in FOSS use. FOSS projects have increased from 600,000...Read more

Oracle v. Google and API copyrightability

 Oracle v. Google and API copyrightability
As has been widely reported, the district court in the Oracle v. Google case has issued an order holding that the "structure, sequence and...Read more

Supreme Court orders reconsideration of breast cancer gene patent decision

Yesterday, the Supreme Court vacated Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics and remanded the case for further consideration in light...Read more

A cure for the common troll

A cure for the common troll
Our bridge into the 21st Century presently houses a nasty creature who demands a toll from the best and brightest in our community. The dreaded troll...Read more