Known Patents ("Managing taxonomic information")  ("Semiotic indexing of digital resources") ("Systems and methods for resolving ambiguity between names and entities")


Dr Gerwin Kasperek of University Library at the University of Frankfurtin a Taxacom post, asked what the reasons or motivations are behind a tendency towards protecting taxonomic methods by patent, such as the three United States patents or patent applications (all three of them explicitely about taxonomic and nomenclatural information in biology).

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