Tag: patents

SCOTUS: adding “with a computer” doesn’t make a new patentable invention


In a stunning verdict, the Supreme Court has tossed out a patent because it is

Streaming certain video from a certain angle is now patented


File under WTF: On September 23rd, Yoga International broke the news that they (among others) had

New Zealand bans software patents


A major new patent bill, passed in a 117-4 vote by New Zealand’s Parliament after

Gene patent decision: In Plain English


The Supreme Court long ago ruled that an inventor who discovers a phenomenon in nature,

When Patents Attack… Part Two!


On this week’s episode of This American Life: Two years ago, we did a program about