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Oct 7-92015
Additive Manufacturing Workshop
U.S. National Committee for TAM
Keck Center - Room K-100
500 5th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Oct 202015
ACA Workshop
GUIRR will be hosting a ACA Workshop with Keynote Panelist: Jamie Rhodes, ACA Director

Oct 20-212015
The Disruption Myth and Gaps in the Innovation Ecosystem
GUIRR's Fall General Meeting
The National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20418

Media Coverage  

Innovation Best PracticeA Patent System for the 21st Century  (2004)

August 8, 2015
A question of utility
The Economist
A growing amount of research in recent years, including a 2004 study by America’s National Academy of Sciences, suggests that, with a few exceptions such as medicines, society as a whole might even be better off with no patents than with the mess that is today’s system.

September 12, 2013
GAO Releases Report on Patent Infringement Litigation and its Consequences
A 2003 National Academies report apparently indicated that this type of analysis “could be used to improve patent quality and examination by exposing patterns in the examination of patents that end up ...
August 28, 2013
Some PTO staff said that the types of patents involved in infringement litigation could be linked to PTO's internal data on the patent examination process, and a 2003 National Academies study showed that such analysis could be used to improve patent ...