Creativity And The Patent Wars

Creativity And The Patent Wars

Last month, Apple won a landmark patent case against Samsung that sent shock waves through the market for mobile devices. But it's just the first round in an intellectual property fight that will determine how companies design and manufacture products to compete with Apple. We consider the effect of the ruling and what it means for the future of the mobile market.

Last month, Apple won a landmark patent case against Samsung that sent shock waves through the market for mobile devices. But it's just the first round in an intellectual property fight that will determine how companies design and manufacture products to compete with Apple. We consider the effect of the ruling and what it means for the future of the mobile market.

Guests

Ben Bederson

Professor of Computer Science, University of Maryland-College Park; and Co-Founder and Chief Scientist, Zumobi

Laura Sydell

Digital Culture Correspondent, NPR

Jorge Contreras

Associate Professor of Law, Washington College of Law, American University

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