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The Case Against Ratifying the TPP: The Case Against Ratifying the Trans Pacific Partnership
Connexions Digest: Issue 54 - February 1992- A Social Change Sourcebook
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If patent law had been applied to novels in the 1880s, great books would not have been written. If the EU applies it to software, every computer user will be restricted.
Private Profits vs Public Policy: The Pharmaceutical Industry and the Canadian State
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 ...
Two Decades of Monsanto's Illegal Actions, Frauds and Crimes in India
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)?
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.
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...
The World Trade Organization: A Citizen's Guide
Shrybman argues that the WTO not only aggravates envrionmental and social problems, but takes away the tools that governments need to address them.
Bad Day for Bad Patents: U.S. Supreme Court Unanimously Strikes Down Abstract Software Patent
Nazer, Daniel; Ranieri, Vera
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...
A Closer Look at Patent Troll Demand Letters: A Dangerous Problem that Must Be Fixed
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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