Tag Archives: Private Law & IP

Private Law & IP, Remedies and Prizes

Session 7: Remedies and Prizes Moderator: Chief Judge Patti B. Saris (D. Mass.): 50% of all claim constructions are reversed, and 80% of all damages.  So judges are interested in improvements.   John M. Golden, “Reasonable Certainty in Contract and … Continue reading

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Private Law & IP, Standards

Session 6: Standards Moderator: Kirti Gupta   Jorge L. Contreras, “Private Ordering or Public Law? The Legal Character of Technical Standard Setting”: Private ordering structure arises when public enforcement mechanisms are unavailable (crime syndicates, rural settings) or less efficient/logical (credit … Continue reading

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Private Law & IP, Institutions II

Session 5: Institutions II Moderator: Alfred C. Yen   F. Scott Kieff, “Pragmatism, Perspectives, and Trade: Intellectual Property, Antitrust, and International Trade as Mostly Private Law”: These fields are inherently blends of private and public law, so let’s try pragmatically … Continue reading

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Private Law & IP, Licensing II

Session 4: Licensing II Moderator: David J. Kappos   Karen Sandrik, “Empowering Inventors”: Reformers must understand the law they are planning to reform before trying to reform it. Stephen Smith, Contract Theory.  Shiffrin, Divergence of Contract & Promise: two sets … Continue reading

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