Can You Patent A Steak?

Planet Money : #399: Can You Patent A Steak? Image
Planet Money : #399: Can You Patent A Steak? Image

Can You Patent A Steak?

We visit the workshop of the meat inventor who came up with Steak-Umm and KFC’s popcorn chicken. And we try to figure out what meat inventors tell us about patents and innovation. (Today’s show originally ran in August 2012.)