IP Policy/Legislation

Stiglitz, Joseph

Rewriting the Rules of the American Economy

Since the 1980s, trickle-down economics has shrunk the middle class and increased the concentration of wealth at the top. But it doesn’t have to be this way: We can rewrite the rules that structure our economy and society to promote both stronger growth and shared prosperity.Read More

Summer 2015
Osenga, Kristen

Sticks and Stones: How The FTC’s Name-Calling Misses The Complexity Of Licensing-Based Business Models

This Essay asserts that the real problem is that patent licensing firms are treated as a homogenous category, with no attention paid to the wide range of business models that exist under the patent licensing firm umbrella.Read More

Mossoff, Adam

Thomas Edison Was a "Patent Troll"

Rosenberg, Don

Qualcomm, on Patent Law

Quinn, Gene

Decrease in patent litigation questions need for patent reform

Lex Machina recently released its second annual Patent Litigation Year in Review report, which provides some interesting insight into the major patent litigation trends of 2014.Read More

Spulber, Daniel

The Future of Patents and the Fork in the Road

You can learn a lot from Yogi Berra. A master of the mystifying bon mot, Berra once said “If you come to a fork in the road, take it!” The story goes that when traveling to Yogi Berra’s house, you came to a fork in the road, but either path took you to his door. We are now at that proverbial...Read More

Quinn, Gene

Understanding the valuable role played by Patent Trolls [Interview with Stephen Haber]

This article is an interview beween Gene Quinn and Stephen Haber. It discusses how the over use of the term patent troll has played a significant public relations advantage for those who continue to push for still more legislative patent reform. After all, who can be in favor of a troll?Read More