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August 15, 2017
Jefferson Science Lecture with Dr. Karen Lips
Lecture Series


September 26, 2017
The Role of Advanced Technologies in Structural Engineering for More Resilient Communities
Workshop

December 7-8, 2017
Protecting the Rights of Individuals Fleeing Conflict: The Role of Scientists, Engineers & Health Professionals
Symposium





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


May 4, 2017
Bipartisan Patent Reform and Competition Policy
American 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, 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
Lexology
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
ClaimsJournal.com
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 ...
 

 

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