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The Opensource.com Patents article collection examines the intersection between open source and patents, patent troll topics, and patent-related legal issues.

patent reform

On Friday June 7, the German Parliament decided upon a joint motion to limit software patents (see...
Patent reform

The White House on Tuesday announced a broad set of legislative recommendations for Congress and...
Software patents: a note on the new CLS Bank case

The law of software patents took an interesting, and ultimately encouraging, turn a little more...
open source hardware trademark

On April 19th the United States Patent and Trademark Office finally rejected an application for the...
patents for open innovation

The flood of software patents has created an environment where companies are afraid that innovation...
make things better

Late last year, I wrote about the EFF’s project to leverage the Patent Office’s new Preissuance...
patent reform

In the latest evidence of the growing recognition that our patent system needs reform, last week...
patent struggle

It bothers many of us everytime we hear about yet another non-obvious, overreaching, and abusive...