Patent Office trials undergo further scrutiny across government

By Michael Rosen As we have explored here on numerous occasions, the 2011 America Invents Act (AIA) established the Patent Trial and Appeals Board (PTAB) within the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) as a cheaper, easier, and ....

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Women making history: A woman on the Supreme Court

This post is one of a series of posts in observance of Women’s History Month. In 1971, a decade before President Ronald Reagan would nominate Sandra Day O’Connor to serve as the first female justice on the ....

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Top 5 podcasts of 2020: ‘The Report Card’ with Nat Malkus

This blog post is part of AEI’s Best Podcasts of 2020 series. Click here to see other AEI podcast hosts’ favorite episodes of the year. My podcast, The Report Card, features interviews with education experts ....

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Supreme Court fight over outdated robocall statute has significant consequences

It has been quite a week for Facebook’s legal team. In addition to the antitrust cases that my AEI colleague Mark Jamison discussed yesterday, the company argued in the Supreme Court over the meaning of ....

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In Oracle-Google war, a battle of analogies will shape the future of software copyrights

As we saw a few weeks ago, the long-running software fight between Oracle and Google reached its crescendo in early October when the tech giants took up arms at the Supreme Court. While it will ....

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