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  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Competition Policy and Antitrust
  • Innovation and Economic Growth
  • Intellectual Property
  • Interoperability
  • Networks, the Internet, and Cloud Computing
  • Privacy and Security

TAP Highlights

When Something for Nothing is Harmful

“By convincing users to give away their data for free, digital platforms have caused a market failure. This failure benefits them and harms us, their users.” - from “Giving Away Our Data for Free is a Market Failure” by Professors Nicholas Economides and Ioannis Lianos

Exploring the Origins of Rights of Sexual Privacy

In “The Roots of Sexual Privacy: Warren and Brandeis & the Privacy of Intimate Life,” law professor Danielle Citron explores the intellectual history of modern rights of sexual privacy, emphasizing the importance of these rights to intimacy and self-respect.

Reforming IP Law to Better Support Sharing, Licensing, and Attribution

In “Beyond Eureka: What Creators Want (Freedom, Credit, and Audiences) and How Intellectual Property Can Better Give It to Them (by Supporting Sharing, Licensing, and Attribution),” law professor Colleen Chien outlines creator-friendly reforms such as a registry for works creators are willing to share.

Should Courts Consider the Costs of Invention in Setting Patent Damages?

In “Cost-Plus Patent Damages,” law professor Michael Abramowicz assess proposals to base patent damages on the inventor’s cost and risk, noting that hindsight could lead tribunals to underestimate risk, and suggesting that courts experiment by using cost-plus damages as one factor in calculating damages.

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