Do firms that earn revenues from licensing their patent portfolios, rather than producing physical products, frustrate or facilitate innovation? In this month’s issue of IP Literature Watch, we also include a paper on Justice Gorsuch’s impact on patent law and on the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and the potential effects his opinions will have on future rulings. Additionally, a recent paper explores the issue around the lack of protection for culturally significant symbols and artistic works through global copyright and trademark laws.
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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?