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The Patent Eligibility Crisis Threatens Investments in Breakthrough Technologies

One of the most pressing issues hindering innovation in the United States is the uncertainty surrounding patent eligibility jurisprudence. Since 2005, the Supreme Court has issued four unprecedented rulings related to Section 101, the section of the Patent Act addressing determinations of what is and what is not eligible to be patented. In these rulings, The Patent Eligibility Crisis Threatens Investments in Breakthrough Technologies

The Injunction Function: Why It Matters to Secure Patents as Property Rights

Today, patent policy often seems mired in complex legal debates. For instance, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (created in the America Invents Act of 2011) has led to five Supreme Court cases raising intricate questions and complex disputes in administrative law, the interpretation of statutes, and constitutional law. Longstanding issues in patent law, such The Injunction Function: Why It Matters to Secure Patents as Property Rights

National Security Commission on AI Report Highlights Need for Strengthening U.S. Patent System

The National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence (NSCAI) – a congressionally mandated, bipartisan committee, comprised of technologists, academic leaders, business executives and national security professionals – was created in 2018 “to consider the methods and means necessary to advance the development of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and associated technologies to comprehensively address the national security National Security Commission on AI Report Highlights Need for Strengthening U.S. Patent System

Predatory Infringement: Another Market Abuse by Big Tech

While much of the recent antitrust scrutiny of Big Tech companies has focused on their abuse of market dominant positions in areas of pricing, search, advertising and publishing, there is another important area where these companies have been abusing their positions to squash competition: patents. For years now, Big Tech companies have successfully advocated for Predatory Infringement: Another Market Abuse by Big Tech

John M.R. Kneuer Explains How IP Theft is Invisible

John M.R. Kneuer is the former Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information and Administrator of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration. Mr. Kneuer is “widely recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on telecommunications, Internet, and spectrum policy.” How IP Theft is Invisible You’re talking about intellectual property which is essentially virtual; the challenges John M.R. Kneuer Explains How IP Theft is Invisible

Coronavirus, Innovation, and Patents: Essential Reading Roundup

The current global pandemic has created an urgent need for innovation in pharmaceuticals and biotechnology that can help combat, even eradicate, COVID-19. While there is no shortage of articles about COVID-19, you won’t find many that call out the connection between the coronavirus, innovation, and patents. We’ve rounded up four noteworthy articles — and one Coronavirus, Innovation, and Patents: Essential Reading Roundup