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Patent Holdup: Do Patent Holders Holdup Innovation?

by Stephen Haber, Ross Levinevia IP2 Working Paper Series
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

IP² Working Paper No. 14011 - President Obama and Congress have recommended major patent reforms based on the belief that the patent system allows patent holders to holdup the commercialization of complex technologies.

Common Themes in Designs of Public Institutions for Fostering Innovation, Competition, and Finance

by F. Scott Kieff, Troy A. Paredesvia IP2 Working Paper Series
Wednesday, January 22, 2014

IP² Working Paper No. 14004 - The paper provides concrete examples of the themes that emerge from a review of the detailed design and implementation of particular legal systems (public institutions) intended to foster innovation, competition, and finance, such as intellectual property, 

Intellectual Property and the Law of Contract: The Case Against "Efficient Breach"

by Richard A. Epsteinvia IP2 Working Paper Series
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

IP² Working Paper No. 13002 - In general sound general principles of contract law should carry over more or less seamlessly to the licensing of intellectual property. 

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Trolls and Other Patent Inventions: Economic History and the Patent Controversy in the Twenty-First Century

by Zorina Khanvia IP2 Working Paper Series
Thursday, October 17, 2013

IP² Working Paper No. 13001 - The most significant changes to the patent and innovation system in the past two centuries have been, or are in the process of being, implemented in the United States today. 

Why is Health Reform So Difficult?

by David Brady, Daniel P. Kesslervia Economics Working Papers
Thursday, April 1, 2010

Economics Working Paper WP10103

Who Supports Health Reform?

by David Brady, Daniel P. Kesslervia Economics Working Papers
Friday, January 1, 2010

Economics Working Paper WP10101

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