By National Research Council, Policy and Global Affairs, Technology, and Economic Policy Board on Science, Committee on Intellectual Property Rights in the Knowledge-Based Economy, Mark B. Myers, Richard C. Levin, Stephen A. Merrill
The U.S. patent method is in an accelerating race with human ingenuity and investments in innovation. in lots of respects the procedure has answered with admirable flexibility, however the pressure of continuous technological switch and the larger value ascribed to patents in a data financial system are exposing weaknesses together with questionable patent caliber, emerging transaction expenses, impediments to the dissemination of data via patents, and overseas inconsistencies. A panel together with a mixture of felony services, economists, technologists, and college and company officers recommends major adjustments within the means the patent method operates. A Patent approach for the twenty first Century urges construction of a mechanism for post-grant demanding situations to newly issued patents, reinvigoration of the non-obviousness usual to caliber for a patent, strengthening of the U.S. Patent and Trademark workplace, simplified and not more expensive litigation, harmonization of the united states, eu, and jap exam approach, and safety of a few learn from patent infringement legal responsibility.
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