Personal Pages
sponsored by

Wa's Flickr

 

follow us in feedly

 

 

 

This area does not yet contain any content.
« Dragon Age. Violence. Felicia Day. Goofiness. What More Could You Want? | Main | Happy Birthday, Mr. Kubrick »
Tuesday
Jul262011

A Patently Perfect Primer on Patents by This American Life...

This American Life, the public radio program that airs across the country over the National Public Radio airwaves, totally nailed what has become wrong with the patent system in the United States, in this excellent episode, “When Patents Attack!”, that was produced in conjunction with the grand folks over at Planet Money.

 

My favorite part is the Raiders of the Lost Ark scene, when they realize that it is likely that all of the fake offices in a certain hallway somewhere in Marshall, Texas are just small, fictional holding companies (nearly 1300)  that actually belong to Intellectual Ventures, the mac daddy of all patent trolls….

PrintView Printer Friendly Version

EmailEmail Article to Friend

Reader Comments

There are no comments for this journal entry. To create a new comment, use the form below.

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Post:
 
Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>