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Intellectual Property


The development of intellectual property law involves policy considerations of industry, Congress, federal agencies, and international standard-setting organizations. We apply economic principles to help understand tradeoffs in regulations that affect copyrights, patents, and private litigation in the federal courts.

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Patent Reform 2.0

The first major patent reform legislation in years is only two years old, yet the patent system remains plagued by wasteful litigation that is harmful to innovation. Fortunately, new patent reform legislation addressing these problems is gaining momentum on Capitol Hill.

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Tomorrow – Patent Reform 2.0: Will Proposed Reforms Address the Patent Troll Problems?

Barely two years after enactment of the first major patent reform legislation in years, serious concerns remain that the patent system, particularly as applied to software, is characterized by wasteful litigation that ultimately is harmful to innovation. Major complaints involve patent assertion entities (PAEs), also known as patent trolls. In response, the Federal Trade Commission has held workshops and issued reports, and the White House has proposed a number of administrative and legislative actions. Congress is poised to act, with a half dozen bills pending.

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Event – Patent Reform 2.0: Will Proposed Reforms Address the Patent Troll Problems?

Barely two years after enactment of the first major patent reform legislation in years, serious concerns remain that the patent system, particularly as applied to software, is characterized by wasteful litigation that ultimately is harmful to innovation. Major complaints involve patent assertion entities (PAEs), also known as patent trolls. In response, the Federal Trade Commission has held workshops and issued reports, and the White House has proposed a number of administrative and legislative actions. Congress is poised to act, with a half dozen bills pending.

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