The chef that left New York’s Prince Street Pizza to start his own restaurant could find himself fighting a pizza war because of his pepperoni recipe.
Where to Find an Inventor
To fuel the innovation that jumpstarts economic growth, researchers have figured out less traditional ways that will encourage more people to become inventors.
Weekly Roundup: From Steak Patents to Marijuana Taxes
Our everyday economics includes behavioral economics, trade barriers, taxes, entitlements, externalities, intellectual property and industrialization.
The Difference Between a Cheese Steak and a Designer Dress
Classified as intellectual property, a new cut of meat and a new dress design are viewed differently by patent and trademark laws.
Why Tesla's Totally Illogical Strategy Might Work
Our Wednesday environment focus Elon Musk just flipped entrepreneurial logic upside down. Rather than building a patent moat around his technology, he announced it would be available to anyone using it “in good faith.” That means Tesla’s 203 patents will be accessible to all…