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Tagged with “patents” (30)

  1. From The Birth Of The iPhone To An Era Of Lawsuits : All Tech Considered : NPR

    On the eve of the next trial in the continuing patent war between Apple and Samsung, one of the iPhone’s original designers is speaking out publicly for the first time.

    http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/03/26/294877279/from-the-birth-of-the-iphone-to-an-era-of-lawsuits

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  2. TPP leaks show gulf between NZ and US over IP rules

    Efforts to complete a Pacific-wide trade deal by the end of the year appear slim after leaks exposed deep rifts between America and other countries about the need for tougher copyright, patent and drug protection rules. From Radio NZ Checkpoint on 14 Nov 2

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  3. The Government is proposing to remove the right to patent computer software. From Radio NZ Checkpoint on 13 May 2013

    Radio NZ The Government is proposing to remove the right to patent computer software. From Checkpoint on 13 May 2013

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  4. Scotus and Patents : NPR

    NPR’s Larry Abramson reports on a deciding-case in the world of U.S. patent-law that’s been 13 years in the making.

    http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=1144112

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  5. Purple Pill Patents : NPR

    Patents are crucial to major drug companies. When patents expire, prices and profits fall because generic drug makers are allowed to sell cheap copies. Lately, many drug companies are finding ways to extend their patents. NPR’s Snigdha Prakash reports on the patent wars surrounding the blockbuster heartburn pill, Prilosec.

    http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=1141924

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  6. Patented Phrases : NPR

    Donald Trump is trying to trademark his

    The Apprentice catch phrase, "you’re fired!" for exclusive use on clothing and casino games.

    Guest:

    Louis J. Bovasso

    *Intellectual property lawyer *Former president, Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Assoc. *Former examiner in U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

    http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=1785974

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  7. Can Patents Prevent Scientific Progress? : NPR

    A new report says the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is too liberal in awarding patents for the basic building blocks of science, and science suffers as a result.

    http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=6566273

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  8. Microsoft Royalty Claims Help Fuel Patent Backlog : NPR

    Microsoft is claiming that 235 of its patents are being violated by distributors of free software. Fortune magazine’s Roger Parloff says Microsoft has been laying the groundwork for patent claims against Linux and open-source software for some time.

    http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=10239441

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  9. Bill Seeks to Ban Gene Patents : NPR

    A bill recently introduced in Congress would ban patenting any and all portions of the human genome. Critics argue gene patents make medical tests more expensive, block innovation, and hurt patient care.

    http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=7689495

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  10. Gene Ruling Could Have Wide Implications : NPR

    A judge has struck down a company’s patents on two genes linked to an increased risk of breast and ovarian cancer. The ruling has far-reaching implications for the patenting of human genes. If upheld, it could affect the biotechnology industry and genetics-based medical research.

    http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=125361332

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