Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Google Doodle tribute to Jonas Salk questioned in view of the patenting of the Google Doodle

See story at National Post suggesting the Google Doodle celebrating Jonas Salk was rich with irony [text: Google spent 10 years lobbying to get Google Doodles patented, and eventually succeeded. ]

But also see the IPBiz post Contemplation of patenting the Salk vaccine prior to the quote "Could you patent the sun?”

Thus, the Google Doodle is doubly ironic. Google patented the Doodle AND Salk looked into patenting the vaccine.

See also post by Michael Hiltzik.


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