Intellectual Property

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Patenting Artificial Intelligence Inventions
Charles Duan

November 8, 2019

BY EMAIL (AIPartnership@uspto.gov)
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
P.O. Box 1450
Alexandria VA 22313-1450

Re: Patenting Artificial Intelligence Inventions PTO-C-2019-0029…

Medtronic, Inc. v. Mark A. Barry, M.D.
Charles Duan

INTEREST OF AMICUS CURIAE
The R Street Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public-policy research organization. R Street’s mission is to engage in policy research and educational outreach that…

Trimble, Inc. and Innovative Software Engineering, LLC v. PerDiemCo LLC
Charles Duan

INTEREST OF AMICI CURIAE

The R Street Institute¹ is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public-policy research organization. R Street’s mission is to engage in policy research and educational outreach…

Improving Biologics Provision in the USMCA
Clark Packard

After much unnecessary saber rattling by the Trump administration, U.S. trade negotiators were able to reach a flawed, but still workable, agreement to modernize the North American Free Trade…

, The Washington Post
Letters to the Editor: A broken patent system is the problem
Eli Lehrer

It’s certainly possible that China might one day “pull ahead” in quantum technology, but the Aug. 19 front-page article “Race is on for China, U.S. as quantum tech rivalry grows” didn’t…

, Slate
Why Are There So Many Weird Tech Patents?
Charles Duan

From Slate:
This patent arm wrestling doesn’t just provide low-hanging fruit to reporters. It also affects business dealings. Let’s say you have two companies that want to make some kind of…

Potential Pitfalls of the CASE Act
Anthony Marcum

The road to bad policy is often paved with good intentions.

On Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee will consider the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019, otherwise…

Comment Relating to Health Care Interoperability
Charles Duan

In re: 21st Century Cures Act: Interoperability, Information
Blocking, and the ONC Health IT Certification Program

The following comments are respectfully submitted in response to the Notice of…

State of Georgia, et al. v. Public.Resource.Org, Inc.
Charles Duan

Although the Court of Appeals reached the correct result in this case, there remains substantial uncertainty and division among the circuits as to which documents a state or local government may…

U.S. Patents and Competitiveness with China
Charles Duan

“If patents become too powerful an enforcement tool, they could ultimately be turned into weapons against American companies, further stymieing domestic innovation and giving…