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 […]

Patent Licensing and Secondary Markets in the Nineteenth Century

The following post, which first appeared on the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP) blog, comes from CPIP Programs and Research Associate Terrica Carrington, a rising 3L at George Mason University School of Law, and Devlin Hartline, Assistant Director of CPIP. They review a paper from CPIP’s 2014 Fall Conference, Common Ground: How […]