Copyrighting Yoga Poses

It’s a for-pay article but maybe I can dig up a free version somewhere.   Another example of IP law abuse; people trying to copyright ancient, previously publicly shared yoga poses and other knowledge,  like scientists/corporations trying to get patents on ancient indigenous plant and medicinal knowledge.  Along with genome patents, etc, there’s quite a large number of areas in which the USPTO and Copyright Office will need to be closely monitored and policy will need to be reassessed and worked out…

http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F60914FA355A0C748CDDAC0894DF404482

UPDATE:  Free link here 

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