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Volume 21 | Issue 2 - Fall 2017

How To Pick A Winning Patent

Determining which patents are valuable can seem a lot like picking winning lottery numbers. There were, as of 2014, approximately 2.5 million U.S. patents in force. The number of new patent applications has risen steadily to more than 411,728 each year, and if...

Volume 21 | Issue 1 - Spring 2017

Who Pays When Drones Crash?

In his 1942 short story, “Runaround,” Isaac Asimov set forth three “laws” for robots: A robot may not injure a human being, or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. A robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such order...

Volume 20 | Issue 2 - Fall 2016

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Volume 13 | Issue 2 - Fall 2009

Internalizing Identity Theft

Why has identity theft remained so prevalent, in light of the development of ever more sophisticated fraud detection tools? Identity theft remains at 2003 levels — 9.9 million Americans fell victim to the crime in 2009. One faction explains the identity theft ...

Volume 13 | Issue 1 - Spring 2009

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Volume 10 | Issue 2 - Fall 2006

Volume 10 | Issue 1 - Spring 2006

Nonpublic Information and California Tort Law: A Proposal for Harmonizing California’s Employee Mobility and Intellectual Property Regimes Under the Uniform Trade Secrets Act

California courts increasingly face the question whether the Uniform Trade Secrets Act preempts alternative tort claims alleging the misuse of nonpublic information. Analyzing that question requires a detailed analysis of California’s historical treatment of s...

The Case for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Adoption of an Open-Source “Bounty” System for Reviewing Buisness Method and Software Patents, in Light of the Patent Infringement Battles Featuring the U.S. Financial Exchanges that Have Been Waged in Recent Years

In recent years, numerous patent industry experts and members of the public have been clamoring for reforms in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (“PTO’s”) patent examination procedures – particularly in the wake of the near shutdown of the BlackBe...

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