Friday, May 2, 2014

New Baffler post: the Apple-Samsung patent wars and our broken intellectual property system

Here's my latest Baffler piece, which concerns the Apple-Samsung court case. The ongoing litigation between the two tech giants over various software patents threatens to become the longest, and most pointless, legal case since Jarndyce v. Jarndyce. Read my piece to find out how our dysfunctional intellectual property regime, which this case exemplifies, stifles innovation, rips off taxpayers and consumers, and generates economic inequality.


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