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Nearly all of the economic evidence shows that patents tend to do more harm than good.
There’s a good chance that you’ve heard about the controversy around software patents, but you probably don’t know the story of Martin Goetz, who got the very first software patent in 1968.
Amazon has patented “anticipatory package shipping,” a system that ships products before customers have actually bought them — based on what it predicts they will buy, according to NPR.
In the patent application Ignacio Marc Asperas from Melville, New York included a warning: “The following is not a joke patent.
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The catch: DiForte says he will hand over patents, including pending and provisional ones, on 22 products to “legitimate” companies only if they agree to make the products and create jobs.
Contestants frequently make the same mistake which annoys me every time.
In this edition of Inventor’s Journal, Rich Whittle teams up with MIT Libraries to learn what a patent is and why patents can be important to your research.
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