Pharmaceutical patents are used to extend monopolies, leading to high drug prices, and reduced access. Will the psychedelic industry follow suit?
Corporations are going to use IP law to profit from psychedelics. But creative strategies from other industries could help people push back against exclusionary ownership and keep drugs accessible.
Dbrand made replacement sideplates for the PlayStation 5 then begged Sony to sue them. Sony threatened to, and now Dbrand is back with an upgraded sideplate and a brand new troll.
Companies can own potentially valuable psychedelic IP without anyone even knowing if it works.
The debate around psychedelic patents reflects a deeper question about how to create a business model that puts values before profits.
An AI system called DABUS "invented" two new devices, but the USPTO says only humans can do that.
A Supreme Court ruling on vulgar trademarks is making space for new, profane ventures, from "A$$RICH" to "Bitchigan."
The system’s designed to monitor shoppers’ biometrics throughout the store.
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