Articles Tagged Patent Law

Dana Remus Irwin, Paradise Lost in The Patent Law? Changing Visions of Technology in The Subject Matter Inquiry

60 Fla. L. Rev. 775 (2008) | | | | ABSTRACT :: In recent decades, the Patent and Trademark Office and the federal courts have dramatically expanded the scope of patentable subject matter-the set of inventions eligible for patent protection. Existing scholarship has taken a narrow view of this expansion. Scholars argue on efficiency grounds […]

Jacqueline Lipton, Information Property: Rights and Responsibilities

56 Fla. L. Rev. 135 (2004) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Can you own information? If so, what is the theoretical justification for ownership, and precisely what rights does ownership confer? What is the impact of ownership of information and ideas on society and on the public domain? These questions have increasingly absorbed the […]