Does sampling increase music sales? In this month’s issue of IP Literature Watch, we include an empirical copyright study that examines the effect of digital sampling on music sales and a paper that advocates for the creation of a code of best practices in fair use for digital music sampling.
In two tax-related articles, authors ask if the “patent box” is an effective instrument to encourage innovation while another author examines the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and wonders if Congress goofed regarding the taxation of self-created patents and inventions.
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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?