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Encourage the USPTO to stop issuing software patents

http://www.fsf.org

Following the Supreme Court's decision in Bilski v. Kappos, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) plans to release new guidance as to which patent applications will be accepted, and which will not. As part of this process, they are seeking input from the public about how that guidance should be structured.

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And another big win today for the Stanford CIS project

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu

Lawrence Lessig: «As if the decision upholding free licenses wasn't enough for one day, a New York Supreme Court (that's the lower court in NY; the highest Court is the Court of Appeals) has denied Yoko Ono an injunction to stop the distribution of a film that uses a clip of Lennon's Imagine...»

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GPL defenders say: See you in court

http://www.news.com

A legal team enforcing the most widely used license in the open-source and free software movement has shown that it's not afraid to take its cases all the way to court.

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Appeals Court Rules that Deceptive Conduct in Standard Setting can Violate Antitrust Laws

http://www.consortiuminfo.org

While many of us have been preoccupied with the OOXML vote, the rest of the world has naturally been continuing to go about its business. One piece of business that took an interesting turn in the last few days is a ruling by a Federal Appellate Court in the United States that breaks new ground in protecting the integrity of the standard setting system.

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