How is patent infringement proven?

It would be nice if there were patent cops prowling streets, stores and websites, ready to flip on flashing lights and screaming sirens when they nab those who violate ownership rights and patent law. That’s not how it works, however. Patent enforcement falls...

Can plants be patented?

The question of whether or not plants can be patented might seem absurd when you take a walk through the woods and observe trees, bushes, grasses, flowers and more growing in the wild. No one can obtain a patent for those naturally occurring, common plants. Asexual...