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Bad Day for Bad Patents: U.S. Supreme Court Unanimously Strikes Down Abstract Software Patent
Nazer, Daniel; Ranieri, Vera
Article
2014
Electronic Frontier Foundation
The U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank today, striking down an abstract software patent. Essentially, the Court ruled that adding “on a computer” to an abstract idea does...
The Case Against Ratifying the TPP
The Case Against Ratifying the Trans Pacific Partnership
Geist, Michael
Article
2016
Michael Geist.ca
A Closer Look at Patent Troll Demand Letters: A Dangerous Problem that Must Be Fixed
Samuels, Julie
Article
2013
Electronic Frontier Foundation
We've been talking a good deal lately about the promising Innovation Act. And with good reason — it looks like the best chance we've had for real patent reform that would actually help those getting c...
Criticism of Patents
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Article
Two Decades of Monsanto's Illegal Actions, Frauds and Crimes in India
Shiva, Vandana
Article
2017
Over the two decades since Monsanto entered India, it has violated laws, deceived Indian farmers by making unscientific and fraudulent claims, extracted super profits through illegal royalty collectio...
What Is the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP)?
Article
2015
Electronic Frontier Foundation
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a secretive, multinational agreement that, among other things, threatens to extend restrictive intellectual property (IP) laws across the globe and rewrite inter...
Why Is Allergan Partnering with the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe?
Inside the bizarre world of patent law.
Davidson, Adam
Article
2018
The New Yorker
The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe has invested in a portfolio of patents, their status as a soverign-entity allows the holder to circumvent the "inter partes review" if a patent dispute is raised, increasing...

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Private Profits vs Public Policy
The Pharmaceutical Industry and the Canadian State
Lexchin, Joel
Book
2016
According to Joel Lexchin, "Given the central role that medicines play in keeping us healthy, it is essential that we understand the policy environment that governs drug development, from the initial ...


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