MENA Mashup: The I/P, Iran, ISIS, and Turkey

By: Thursday November 27, 2014 2:25 pm

Bibi is merely pandering to his faltering hard-right base, meanwhile, it’s tearing Israel apart…!

 

MENA Mashup: Bibi, the ‘Khorasan Hustle’ and Turkey

By: Friday October 3, 2014 7:10 pm

So after Monday’s blatant bigotry from the UN podium, (where’s Hugo Chávez when ya need him?) the devil Bibi met with Obama in the Oval Office…

MENA Mashup: Abbas, Bibi, and ISIS

By: Monday September 29, 2014 8:00 pm

Seriously, why won’t Abu Mazen sign the Rome Statute…?

MENA Mashup: The I/P, Egypt, Libya, and Turkey

By: Saturday May 24, 2014 11:15 am

Col. Pat Lang penned an excellent retort to Oren’s brazen attempt to whitewash the IDF…

Novartis Ruling In India Could Spark Larger Movement Against Patent Trolling

By: Tuesday April 2, 2013 8:30 am

So let’s say you are a leading multinational pharmaceutical company and you have a blockbuster cancer drug. You patent the drug, make tremendous profits, but now the clock is ticking and the patent is set to expire. What do you do?

If you are Novartis and your blockbuster cancer drug is Gleevec you are going to engage in a common practice in the pharmaceutical industry – as well as other intellectual property dependent industries – known as evergreening. A few tweaks here, a few tweaks there, and voila reset the clock. The patent is back in effect and the money can keep rolling in. Why spend money on developing new drugs when you can spend just a fraction of that cost on legal bills defending your tweaked patent?

SOPA Opera: La distruzione di Khanna

By: Saturday December 8, 2012 4:00 pm

Act 1: Delight

For the glory of Summer we are punished with Fall. So it was that on November 16th, 2012 the Republican Study Committee offered a bold proposal to reform America’s ridiculous copyright system titled Three Myths About Copyright Law and Where To Fix It. The contact and alleged driving force behind the document was Derek Khanna a staffer at the RSC.

The policy brief was nothing short of a full frontal double barreled blast at Copyright Trolls (also known as the entertainment industry).

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