U.S. Trademark Office Says 'Redskins' is DerogatoryThere will be no trademark for "Redskins Hog Rinds," a bad omen for the Washington Redskins in the legal battle over their name.
Supreme Court: Human Genes Cannot Be PatentedThe Supreme Court ruled Thursday that companies cannot patent parts of naturally-occurring human genes, a decision with the potential to profoundly affect the emerging and lucrative medical and biotechnology industries.
They Can Hear You Now: Verizon Patent Could Listen In On CustomersVerizon has filed a patent for targeting ads that collect information from infrared cameras and microphones that can detect the amount of people and types of conversations happening in customers’ living rooms.