Merpel Made Blind by Patent Lawyer Goggles

There are a number of well-respected blogs dedicated to copyright, trademark and patent laws (collectively termed ‘IPBlogs’). One of those is the prolific and often useful IPKat blog. However, like any site, it can sometimes damage credibility with a bit of bias. Today this happened to the ‘Kat. There are a number of well-respected blogs […]
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A Comment to the US IP Czar on Enforcement

It seems like it’s raining consultations right now. It’s a third one, this time through the office of the US Intellectual Property Czar on enforcement options. Submission deadline was today, so I just got it there in time. It seems like it’s raining consultations right now. It’s a third one, this time through the office […]
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Oklahoma University’s Patented Steak?

An interesting article on NPR yesterday showed some of the major problems with the US Patent system. Oklahoma State University (OSU) is planning to patent a new ‘cut of beef’. The cut, dubbed ‘Vegas Strip Steak’ is from a part currently ground up and used for hamburgers There’s a slight problem though, in that at one point […]
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