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Samsung Shares Drop after Loss in Patent Infringement Battle

Monday, August 27, 2012

Shares of Samsung Electronics fell by almost 7.5 percent in trading in Asia today, investors no doubt responding to the decision against the electronics company by a federal jury in California. On Friday, the jury ordered that Samsung pay its rival Apple more than a billion dollars in damages for patent infringement.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Why Has America Stopped Inventing?

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Darin Gibby attempts to answer the question Why has America stopped inventing? by taking a close look at patent law. Statistics show that today we invent less than half of what our counterparts did a century and a half ago. In Why Has America Stopped Inventing? He compares some of America’s most successful 19th-century inventors with those of today.

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