Patent

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, Lawfare
A Patent Dispute Tests the Administration’s National Security Resolve
Charles Duan

Experts in the technology industry are closely watching the Apple–Qualcomm litigation, in which the phone and computer designer has charged the chip-making firm of anticompetitive behavior and the…

Statement on the Public Interest of the R Street Institute, The Electronic Frontier Foundation, Engine Advocacy, and Lincoln Network
Charles Duan & Tom Struble

Pursuant to the Notice of Request dated October 26, 2018, the above-identified organizations respectfully submit the following statement on the public interest in this investigation. Briefly, the…

Amicus brief of the R Street Institute: Helsinn Healthcare S.A., Petitioner, v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., et al., Respondents.
Charles Duan

Helsinn Healthcare S.A., Petitioner, v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., et al., Respondents.
On Writ of Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

BRIEF OF THE R…

, SCOTUS Blog
R Street mentioned in SCOTUS Blog
Media Coverage

From SCOTUS Blog:
Proceedings and Orders

Apr 02 2018
Brief amici curiae of Electronic Frontier Foundation and R Street Institute filed. (Distributed)

, Captured Economy
Brief of Amici Curiae Electronic Frontier Foundation and R Street Institute in support of petitioner, Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc. v. Illumina, Inc.
Media Coverage

From Captured Economy:

The Federal Circuit has departed from the fundamental principle of the patent system: an invention must be new to be patentable. Instead, it held that second comers may…

, Captured Economy
EFF and R Street Institute file Amicus Brief in Ariosa v. Illumina
Media Coverage

From Captured Economy:
In an amicus brief filed by Charles Duan of the R Street Institute, and Daniel K. Nazer and Alex Moss of EFF, the authors encourage the Supreme Court to grant a writ of…

, CIO Dive
What happens when quantum computing and patents collide?
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From CIO Dive:
Tracing how earlier emerging technologies have performed in the patent market could provide clues as to what will happen as quantum computing matures, according to Charles Duan,…

The Supreme Court should say no to patents that take old ideas away from the public
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From The Electronic Frontier Foundation:
There is room to debate what makes an invention patentable, but one thing should be uncontroversial: patentable inventions should actually be new. That’s…

, Law360
Don’t allow patents on old ideas, nonprofits urge justices
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From Law360:
The Electronic Frontier Foundation and R Street Institute on Wednesday urged the justices to hear Ariosa Diagnostics Inc’s appeal of a Federal Circuit decision…

Supreme Court opens door to worldwide patent damages
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From the Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Together with the R Street Institute, EFF filed an amicus brief [PDF] in the case explaining that worldwide damages are not consistent with the domestic…