State of Innovation

Patents and Innovation Economics

Current Patent Reform Proposals Hurt Start-Ups

Scott A Shane, a professor of entrepreneurial studies at Case Western, has an article in the NY Times, explaining that the current patent reform proposals will hurt the interests of start-up companies.  Please read the full article.  Shane shows how the proposed changes in the way damages are calculated for patent infringement would encourage large firms to infringe the intellectual property of start-ups.

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September 4, 2009 - Posted by | Uncategorized | , , ,

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