A Patent System for the 21st Century
May 4, 2017Bipartisan Patent Reform and Competition PolicyAmerican Enterprise Institute
Led at first by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the National Academy of Sciences
, later joined by the Supreme Court and the Congress, reform initiatives have improved the system, although more remains to be done.
August 8, 2015A question of utilityThe 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
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 ...