How Strong Patents Make Wealthy Nations

Cross-posted from the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP) blog. By Devlin Hartline & Kevin Madigan How did the world’s wealthiest nations grow rich? The answer, according to Professor Stephen Haber of Stanford University, is that “they had well-developed systems of private property.” In Patents and the Wealth of Nations, recently published in […]

Copyright Policy Should Be Based On Facts, Not Rhetoric

Kevin Madigan and I have a post that was published at IPWatchdog. Here’s a brief excerpt: After nearly twenty years with the DMCA, the Copyright Office has launched a new study to examine the impact and effectiveness of this system, and voices on both sides of the debate have filed comments expressing their views. For […]