Charles Duan
Charles Duan

Charles Duan is the director for technology and innovation policy at the R Street Institute, a nonprofit public policy research organization.

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Aug. 30 2018 1:44 PMThe Judge in the Latest 3D-Printed Gun Case Got 3D Printing Totally Wrong
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April 12 2017 2:48 PMDisney’s Patent Filing for a Huggable Robot Patent Is Actually Pretty Great
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Oct. 21 2016 7:07 AMHow a Printer Company Redefined OwnershipLexmark’s strategy has changed the rules about what you can do with something you “bought.”
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April 5 2016 10:02 AMWhat Google’s April Fools’ Day Snafu Says About Software Copyrights
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June 3 2015 10:08 AMCan Copyright Protect a Language?What a big software case could mean for Klingon speakers.
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Jan. 30 2015 12:21 PMMaking the Supercookie a Little SweeterNine lines of code could make Verizon’s controversial user-tracking system a bit less invasive.
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Feb. 21 2018 11:11 AMEmbed With the DevilA new legal ruling could cause major headaches for web publishers that embed tweets.
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April 4 2017 7:15 AMTech Companies Need a Patent Law History LessonThey’re using strategies the Supreme Court shot down 100 years ago.
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Oct. 11 2016 7:37 AMSave the Right to HackThe good kind, of course.
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Oct. 20 2015 10:29 AMIce Cream Patent HeadacheWhat the history of Eskimo Pies tells us about software patents today.
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April 10 2015 9:00 AMA Patent Case About Teeth Shouldn’t Crush an Open Internet
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Dec. 17 2014 6:44 PMTaking a Page From the Patent Troll PlaybookThe Harvard professor who went after a Chinese restaurant used some familiar tactics.