The Administrative-Private Law Interface in IP: Harvard Law School, 29 March 2018

Intellectual property law is historically part of American private law. IP rights are generally understood to constitute property rights; infringement is tortious conduct; and licenses are governed by principles of contract law. However, in the twenty-first century IP law is increasingly created and influenced by administrative agencies. The Patent Trial and Appeal Board institutes about one thousand inter partes review proceedings each year … (more, registration)

First posted 2018-02-23 08:23:55

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