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Cronut-175.jpgHere's a look at the laws of intellectual property as they relate to often-imitated foods like Cronuts and to recipes. On the challenges of granting legal ownership over ideas in food: "perhaps the biggest problem with asserting ownership over recipes is that in food, there is really very little that's new under the sun, and even when there is, there is little to be gained from stopping others from sharing in it." [WSJ]
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