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Event Video Now Available: Federal Trade Commission’s Patent Assertion Entities Study


October 21, 2017 – Video is now available of the October 20 event, “Federal Trade Commission’s Patent Assertion Entities Study,” hosted by the Technology Policy Institute.

The event featured a keynote address by FTC Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen, who discussed the data presented and policy recommendations aimed at litigation reform contained in the FTC’s report.

Following the keynote, panelists discussed the study, which gathered new data on patent assertion entity (PAE) acquisition, licensing and litigation practices. Participants in the panel discussion were:

Suzanne Munck, Deputy Director and Chief Counsel for Intellectual Property, Federal Trade Commission

Fritz Scheuren, Senior Fellow and Vice President, Center for Excellence in Survey Research, NORC

Joshua Wright, Executive Director of the Global Antitrust Institute, George Mason University School of Law

Rosemarie Ziedonis, Associate Professor of Strategy and Innovation, and Academic Director for Entrepreneurship, Boston University Questrom School of Business

Thomas Lenard (moderator), Senior Fellow and President Emeritus, Technology Policy Institute

This video and video from past events hosted by the Technology Policy Institute are available on the TPI YouTube channel.

Contact: Amy Smorodin, 202-828-4405, asmorodin@techpolicyinstitute.org

The Technology Policy Institute
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