CFP2008: Patents: The Bleeding Edge of Technology Policy
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Date: 24 May 2008 19:09
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Summary:
While patents have long been at the heart of American technology policy, information technology has profoundly challenged the U.S. patent system -- as seen in the intense inter-industry debate over patent reform in Congress. This panel will examine the politics of patent reform in the context of international controversy over patent policy, including a string of Supreme Court decisions, the battle over software and business method patents, and growing tensions between patents and IT standards.
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