Space-X patents

March 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Anderson: So what have all your creative people come up with, then? What’s different in your basic technology versus 50 years ago? Musk: I can’t tell you much. We have [...]

Patents considered harmful, by some.

September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

@vyodaiken This makes no sense. You don’t foster competition by handing out monopolies. — Timothy B. Lee (@binarybits) September 16, 2014 That’s not how it [...]

Patent Reform modest proposal.

December 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Companies over a certain size should be required to show that they have evaluated a patent claim from a small entity in good faith. That is, if they get a claim that they are [...]

What are patents for

January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Mr. R.J. Hall designed a new product known as a “Towel Tote” that is basically an absorbent scarf with pockets on the ends.  [See one here]. After filing his [...]

Apple’s Patents possibly covering android

July 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Apple’s initial legal victory over rival HTC in a patent infringement suit could pave the way for Apple to collect high royalties from devices running Google Android, [...]

Meaning of concurrent programs and IP

July 17, 2008 | 0 Comments

Most of the new draft of the Concurrent Programs paper has to do with trying to specify problems and solutions in synchronization via an atomic  “compare and [...]