Professor Tabrez Ebrahim on Clean and Sustainable Technological Innovation

The following post comes from Associate Professor of Law Tabrez Ebrahim of California Western School of Law in San Diego, California. By Tabrez Ebrahim What role should patent law have in promoting environmentally friendly, clean, and sustainable technology innovation? Does patent law provide adequate incentives for inventions and innovation that address environmental problems? Clean technology … Continue reading “Professor Tabrez Ebrahim on Clean and Sustainable Technological Innovation”

Christa Laser on Patent Law’s Equitable Defenses

The following post comes from Wade Cribbs, a 2L at Scalia Law and a Research Assistant at CPIP. By Wade Cribbs In patent law, equitable defenses can play an essential role in multi-million-dollar patent infringement cases. Unclean hands, misuse, or estoppel can render a potential verdict unenforceable. CPIP Edison Fellow and Assistant Professor of Law … Continue reading “Christa Laser on Patent Law’s Equitable Defenses”

New York Times Recycles Discredited Positions on Government Patent Rights over Pharmaceuticals

By Sean O’Connor The New York Times is at it again. A year after its Editorial Board promoted flawed research on government rights to patented drugs as part of a price control plan, the Board floated the idea again, together with misinformation about the Bayh-Dole Act. Advocates looking for a magic bullet to reduce drug … Continue reading “New York Times Recycles Discredited Positions on Government Patent Rights over Pharmaceuticals”