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Posts by Daniel Spulber
Professor Daniel Spulber, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, examines two pieces of patent legislation, The Innovation Act (H.R.9) and the STRONG Patents Act (S.632). Professor Spulber shows that one threatens to weaken the patent system while the other one could strengthen it.
Professor Daniel Spulber, Northwestern University, states that if the “INNOVATION ACT” (H.R. 9) is enacted, “by weakening patents’ enforceability, the proposed legislation will harm income, employment, and economic growth.”
With co-authors Richard A. Epstein and F. Scott Kieff, Professor Dan Spulber addresses concerns about the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) recent report, “The Evolving IP Marketplace.” In their article, “The FTC, IP, and SSOs: Government Hold-Up Replacing Private Coordination,” these TAP scholars outline the adverse effects implementation of the FTC proposal would have on the intellectual property marketplace.
Why is Google facing regulatory problems on three continents? Professor Daniel F. Spulber of Northwestern University discusses this question. Frame it one way, and it is a series of unconnected issues. Framed somewhat differently based on antitrust and copyright, there is a common problem.
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