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Patent Crisis and How the Courts Can Solve It

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ISBN-10: 0226080625

ISBN-13: 9780226080628

Edition: 2011

Authors: Dan L. Burk, Mark A. Lemley

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Patent law is crucial to encourage technological innovation. But as the patent system currently stands, diverse industries from pharmaceuticals to software to semiconductors are all governed by the same rules even though they innovate very differently. The result is a crisis in the patent system, where patents calibrated to the needs of prescription drugs wreak havoc on information technologies and vice versa. According to Dan L. Burk and Mark A. Lemley in The Patent Crisis and How the Courts Can Solve It, courts should use the tools the patent system already gives them to treat patents in different industries differently. Industry tailoring is the only way to provide an appropriate level…    
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Book details

List price: $37.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 9/23/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 0.65" wide x 0.90" long x 0.05" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English