Coca-Cola's Research Contracts Allowed It to Kill Unfavorable Studies
A new study finds the industry giant was frequently given the right to oversee and even terminate public-sector research.
PepsiCo Tells Farmers: 'Join Us or Grow Other Potatoes'
How plant patents work in the U.S. and India.
Global Innovation Is Facing a Slowdown for the Best Possible Reason
A new report shows that our passion for cutting-edge technology may be (slightly) waning—and innovators are pivoting to areas where they can truly make an impact.
The Rise and Fall of Abercrombie & Fitch, as Told Through Its Patents
The patents track the store's shift from selling gear to selling an image and lifestyle, a strategy that's common to many modern apparel brands.
Supreme Court Rules Unanimously That Human Genes Cannot Be Patented
But some questions still remain unanswered.
Breast Cancer Court Case Pits Patients' Genes vs. Gene Patents
A court case surrounding gene patents for high-risk forms of breast cancer puts two viewpoints of "products of nature" on the stand.