OurSQL Episode 148: Intellectual Property

This week we interview Noam Kritzer from the law firm of Bakos & Kritzer about copyright, patents and trademarks. Ear Candy is about SUBSTRING_INDEX and At the Movies is Colin Charles presenting a panel on MariaDB.

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Copyright, Patents and Trademarks
Intellectual Property Overview

Prima facie

Douglas Engelbart and the invention of the mouse and other important inventions and innovations.

Someone sued to have Google declared a generic word. Here's an article and the actual legal document filed.

Ear Candy
SUBSTRING_INDEX

mysql> SELECT CONCAT('-', SUBSTRING_INDEX("0 foo aaa foo bbb foo ccc foo 1", "foo", 1), '-') AS result;
+--------+
| result |
+--------+
| -0 -   |
+--------+
1 row in set (0.00 sec)

mysql> select concat('-', SUBSTRING_INDEX("0 foo aaa foo bbb foo ccc foo 1", "foo", -1), '-') AS result;
+--------+
| result |
+--------+
| - 1-   |
+--------+
1 row in set (0.00 sec)

At the Movies
This week in At the Movies, we feature Colin Charles of Monty Program presenting MariaDB, Now and the Future - a Panel Discussion at the SkySQL and MariaDB Solutions Day 2013.

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