DMCA Primer

This Article adapted for non-commercial, educational use under “fair use” provisions from https://www.copyrighted.com/blog/dmca-guide What is DMCA? Digital Millennium Copyright Act (or DMCA) is a US law enacted in 1998. The aim of DMCA is to balance the interests of copyright owners and users and address copyright infringement in digital environments. The DMCA is part of the […]

What Can and Can Not be Patented?

What can and cannot be patented? What can be patented – utility patents are provided for a new, nonobvious and useful: Process Machine Article of manufacture Composition of matter Improvement of any of the above Note: In addition to utility patents, encompassing one of the categories above, patent protection is available for (1) ornamental design […]

UNITED STATES v. O’BRIEN

UNITED STATES v. O’BRIEN SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES 391 U.S. 367 May 27, 1968, Decided * MR. CHIEF JUSTICE WARREN delivered the opinion of the Court. On the morning of March 31, 1966, David Paul O’Brien and three companions burned their Selective Service registration certificates on the steps of the South Boston Courthouse. […]

Random Order

This little site will help me find a few things I use here and there. If it helps anyone else, it’s just luck. Good luck. Order in some hands is overrated, as chaos is in other hands.  Order, though, is a useful concept to advance liberty; and randomness is similarly useful for imagination and creativity, […]