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Watch John Oliver Talk About Patents And The End Of The World

This week on the HBO show Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, they talk about two things that the geeks and nerds should care about.  The first video is about patents, and the abuse of them.   152 more words

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Video: John Oliver explains why patent trolls are such heinous vermin

As only he can, John Oliver dished out a simultaneously sharp and hilarious censure of so-called patent trolls on his HBO show Last Week Tonight. Patent trolls are companies that don’t actually create the patents—they merely stockpile and sue anyone who violates them. 245 more words

John Oliver talking about Patents Trolls

“At least trolls actually do something” – John Oliver

Really good clip from John Oliver on his show Last Week Tonight, where he talks about how Patent Trolls are hindering innovation.

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Video: John Oliver explains why patent trolls are such heinous vermin

As only he can, John Oliver dished out a simultaneously sharp and hilarious censure of so-called patent trolls on his HBO show Last Week Tonight… 238 more words

Watch HBO’s John Oliver take down patent trolls

The always-funny John Oliver of HBO’s This Week Tonight has turned his sharp tongue and soothing British accent to a topic many in business are all too familiar with: patent trolls. 62 more words

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Last Week Tonight: Patents

On this week’s Last Week Tonight, John Oliver took on a topic that is discussed a lot on Shark Tank but not at all almost anywhere else: patents. 144 more words

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ROLE OF DOCUMENTATION IN PROTECTING TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE

Domestic and International laws prohibit patenting of traditional knowledge of any local community. However, the traditional knowledge, such as unique plants and their use is being usurped by unscrupulous players by patenting them in different countries. 764 more words

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