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Green Patent Sharing
Hewlett Packard Gives Open-Source Eco Innovations to Eco-Patent Commons


By: Katie Cordrey (Rockstar) Jul 11, 10
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Hewlett Packard has donated three of its patents to a pool of eco-friendly intellectual property known as the Eco-Patent Commons. The World Business Council on Sustainable Development manages the Commons and encourages organizations to open-source eco innovations for the greater good.

Sharing information to promote a more environmentally-conscious population is just one of the ways that open access to intellectual property is improving the world. Universities, individuals and companies everywhere are participating in a growing open-source movement including open-source eco innovations.



Source: greenbiz
Readmore: wbcsd.org



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