mrleemrlee writes: "High on my list of "phrases I never thought I'd see" is "Star Trek-branded funeral products." But that day has come. Do you think this is something people will buy? How much does it cost to buy a license like this?"
mrleemrlee writes: The Supreme Court has ruled against a company that held a patent on adjustable-brake pedals, and in the process, invalidated a test that's been used to determine the "obviousness" of an invention. It will make it tougher to meet the test, and could invalidate thousands of patents on small improvements in existing inventions.
Full opinion: here.