With the Supreme Court’s recent ruling that Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) proceedings are constitutional, Anne Layne Farrar considers whether PTAB proceedings have lived up to their policy promise. In this article published in Landslide, Anne Layne-Farrar analyzes five years of inter partes review (IPR) trials and suggests the goal of an alternative to district court litigation has fallen short.
License to all or access to all? A law and economics assessment of standard development organizations’ licensing rules
Should FRAND commitments be interpreted to require licensing all comers or could access to standards can be achieved through other, less rigid means?