I’ve been digging back in on some materials related to patent policy and the case for patent reform, and thought it might be useful to others to post some links to R Street’s work over the years as well as works by other groups. Check them out below.
Publications with R Street scholars:
- Commentary: “Busting the myth that patent reform is a left-wing idea,” by Zach Graves.
- Paper: “Inter partes review as a means to improve patent quality,” by Joe Kane, Charles Duan and Sasha Moss.
- Commentary: “Economic competitiveness doesn’t always mean stronger intellectual property laws,” by Joe Kane and Sasha Moss.
- Amicus curiae brief in support of Respondent: Oil States Energy Services, LLC v. Greene’s Energy Group, LLC, et al.
- Paper: “Economic liberty requires patent reform,” by Derek Khanna. Lincoln Network.
- Commentary: “No, the America Invents Act did not cost ‘the economy’ $1 trillion,” by R.J. Lehmann.
- Commentary: “Trump’s patent policy should put America first, not the patent lobby,” by Sasha Moss and Charles Duan.
- Commentary: “USPTO strikes down sippy cup design patent,” by R.J. Lehmann.
- Video: “How should libertarians think about intellectual property?” Feat. R Street Institute, Mercatus Center, Cato Institute, FreedomWorks, Reason Magazine.
- Video: “The U.S. Patent System is Broken.” Feat. Nick Gillespie and Derek Khanna.
Publications by other center-right groups:
- Paper: “Low-Hanging Fruit Guarded by Dragons: Reforming Regressive Regulation to Boost U.S. Economic Growth,” By Brink Lindsey. Cato Institute.
- Paper: “Still a Protectionist Trade Remedy: The Case for Repealing Section 337,” by Bill Watson. Cato Institute.
- Paper: “Handbook for Policymakers, 7th Edition.” Cato Institute.
- Commentary: “Conservatives Wrong to Oppose Patent Reform,” by William Watkins. Independent Institute.
- Book: “Patent Trolls Predatory Litigation and the Smothering of Innovation,” by William Watkins. Independent Institute.
- Commentary: “The True Story of How the Patent Bar Captured a Court and Shrank the Intellectual Commons,” by Eli Dourado. Mercatus Center.
- Video: “Intellectual Property and First Principles.” Cato Institute.
- Video: “A comprehensive look at patent reform in the 114th Congress.” American Enterprise Institute.
- Paper: “A Balanced Approach to Patent Reform: Addressing the Patent-Troll Problem Without Stifling Innovation,” by John Malcolm and Andrew Kloster. Heritage Foundation.
- Commentary: “The Number of Patents Has Exploded Since 1982, and One Court Is to Blame,” by Eli Dourado. Mercatus Center.
- Book: “The Captured Economy,” by Brink Lindsey and Steven Teles.
Academic and government publications:
- Report: “Inter Partes Review of Patents: Innovation Issues.” Congressional Research Service.
- Report: “Patent Law: A Primer and Overview of Emerging Issues.” Congressional Research Service.
- Report: “Patent Office Should Define Quality, Reassess Incentives, and Improve Clarity.” Government Accountability Office.
- Report: “Survey of U.S. Patent Examiners.” Government Accountability Office.
- Paper: “Inter Partes Review and the Design of Post-Grant Patent Reviews,” by Colleen Chien and Christian Helmers. Stanford Technology Law Review.
- Paper: “The Myth of the Sole Inventor,” by Mark Lemley. Stanford Public Law Working Paper.
- Paper: “Valuable Patents,” by John Allison, Mark Lemley, Kimberly Moore, R. Derek Trunkey. Georgetown Law Journal.