Selected publications by Project Members
Order Public and Morality Issues in Patent Eligibility, in Common & Civil Law Traditions in Intellectual Property (Toshiko Takenaka ed., Edward Elgar Publishing forthcoming 2012), Joseph Straus.
Patents, Utility Models, Plant Variety Protection and European Law, in Max Planck Encyclopedia of European Private Law (Jurgen Basedow et al. eds., 2012), Joseph Straus.
The FTC, IP, and SSOs: Government Hold-up Replacing Private Coordination, 8 J.C.L. & Econ. 1 (2012), Richard A. Epstein, F. Scott Kieff, and Daniel F. Spulber.
Climate, Technology, and the Evolution of Economic and Political Institutions, Working Paper, Stephen H. Haber.
Patently Bad Policy, Defining Ideas Nov. 16, 2011, F. Scott Kieff.
File First, Invent Later?, Defining Ideas June 13, 2011, F. Scott Kieff.
Patent Reform Goes Haywire, Defining Ideas June 10, 2011, F. Scott Kieff.
Welcome to Patent Purgatory, Defining Ideas June 9, 2011, F. Scott Kieff.
The Perils of Patent Reform, Defining Ideas June 7, 2011, F. Scott Kieff.
Rainfall, Human Capital, and Democracy, Draft Paper April 2, 2011, Stephen H. Haber and Victor Menaldo.
The Patent Process Run Amok, Defining Ideas Feb 1, 2011, F. Scott Kieff.
Do Natural Resources Fuel Authoritarianism? A Reappraisal of the Resource Curse, 105 Am. Pol. Sci. Rev. 1 (2011), Stephen H. Haber and Victor Menaldo.
Property, Regulatory Policy, or Hybrid? The Elusive Status of Intellectual Property, Perspectives from Free State Foundation Scholars, Jan. 2011, Richard A. Epstein.
Veröffentlichte Euro-PCT-Anmeldung als fiktiver Stand der Technik nach Art. 54 (3) EPÜ und die Vernichtung von Amtsakten im Europäischen Patentamt, in Festschrift für Michael Loschelder, 353 (Willi Erdmann et al. eds., 2010), Joseph Straus.
Patent Injunctions and Repeat Offenders, Financial Times, November 11, 2010, Richard Epstein.
Zur Patentierung humaner embryonaler Stammzellen in Europa - Verwendet die Stammzellforschung menschliche Embryonen für industrielle oder kommerzielle Zwecke?, 2010 GRUR Int. 911, Joseph Straus.
Questioning the Frequency and Wisdom of Compulsory Licensing for Pharmaceutical Patents, University of Chicago Law & Economics Olin Working Paper No. 527, Richard A. Epstein and F. Scott Kieff.
The Impact of the New World Order on Economic Development: The Role of the Intellectual Property Rights System, in Anuario Andino de Derechos Intelectuales No. 6, 59 (Baldo Kresalja Roselló ed., 2010), Joseph Straus.
Patent Application: Obstacle for Innovation and Abuse of Dominant Position under Article 102 TFEU?, J. Eur. Competition L. & Prac. (2010), Joseph Straus.
Backdating Options and Why Executive Compensation is Not All about Norms, 2 Corporate Governance Law Review 385 (2006) Geoffrey A. Manne and Joshua D. Wright.
Innovation and the Limits of Antitrust, 6 Journal of Competition Law & Economics 153 (2010). Geoffrey A. Manne and Joshua D. Wright.
The Disintegration of Intellectual Property? A Classical Liberal Response to a Premature Obituary, 62 Stanford. L. Rev. 455 (2010), Richard A. Epstein.
The FTC’s Misguided Rationale for the Use of Section 5 in Sherman Act Cases, 2 CPI Antitrust Chronicle (2010). Geoffrey A. Manne.
The Role of Digital Rights Management (DRM) Technology in Contemporary Copyright, in International Forum on the Centennial of Chinese Copyright Legislation (Thesis Compilation), 728 (Renmin University of China ed., 2010), Joseph Straus.
Yinhang shichang weiji xia de shangyebanfa baohu he qita zhuanlifa wenti ("The Issues of Patent Law for the Protection of Business Methods in the Environment of Current Finance Crises"), in Research on Patent Law, 114 (Department of Treaty and Law, State Intellectual Property Office of People's Republic of China ed., 2009), Joseph Straus.
Will the Supreme Court Stem the Antipatent Tide?, Financial Times, July 30, 2009, Richard Epstein.
The Case for Preferring Patent-Validity Litigation Over Second-Window Review and Gold-Plated Patents: When One Size Doesn't Fit All, How Could Two Do the Trick? (May 2009). Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 373, F. Scott Kieff.
On the Economics of Patent Law and Policy, in Patent Law and Theory: A Handbook of Contemporary Research (Toshiko Takenaka ed., 2009), F. Scott Kieff.
Does Equity Pass the Laugh Test?: A Response to Oliar and Sprigman, 95 Va. L. Rev. in Brief 9 (2009), Henry E. Smith.
It's Your Turn, But It's My Move: Intellectual Property Protection for Sports "Moves", 25 Santa Clara Computer & High Tech L.J. 765 (2009), F. Scott Kieff, Robert G. Kramer, and Robert M. Kunstadt.
The Unraveling of Patents in the US, Financial Times, Mar. 31, 2009, Richard Epstein.
The Treatment Of Know-How In International R&D Cooperation: The United States of America, in The Treatment of Know How in International R&D Cooperation (Umgang mit Know-how in internationalen F&E-Kooperationen), edited by Peter Ganea and Nina Klunker for the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology, the Machine Tool Laboratory of the Technical University of Aachen and the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center under the German Ministry of Research and Education's project Igniting Ideas, F. Scott Kieff.
Federalism, Substantive Preemption, and Limits on Antitrust: An Application to Patent Holdup, Journal of Competition Law and Economics (forthcoming), Bruce H. Kobayashi and Joshua D. Wright.
Why the Supreme Court was Correct to Deny Certiorari in FTC v. Rambus, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 09-14, Joshua D. Wright.
Latin America's Quiet Revolution, Wall Street Journal, January 30, 2009, Stephen H. Haber
Community and Custom in Property, 10 Theoretical Inq. L. 5 (2009), Henry E. Smith.
Der Schutz von Geschäftsmethoden und andere patentrechtliche Fragestellungen im Lichte der aktuellen Finanzmarktkrise in Festschrift für Peter Mes zum 65. Geburtstag, (Michael Bergermann et al. eds., C.H. Beck) (2009), Joseph Straus.
Europäisches Patent – Gemeinschaftspatent, Gebrauchsmusterrecht, Patentrecht, and Sortenschutz in Handwörterbuch des europäischen Privatrechts (Jürgen Basedow et al. eds., Mohr Siebeck) (2009), Joseph Straus.
Gebietsbeschränkte Übertragung von Patenten und Patentportfolios und Erschöpfung des Patentrechts in der Europäischen Gemeinschaft in Schutz von Kreativität und Wettbewerb, Festschrift für Ullrich Loewenheim zum 75. Geburtstag (Reto Hilty et al. eds., C.H. Beck) (2009), Joseph Straus.
Is the Patent System Fit to meet the needs of the "Triple Helix" Alliance? in 20 Jahre Europäische Akademie der Wissenschaften und Künste, (Maria Eder ed., VDG Verlag) (2009), Joseph Straus.
Patentanmeldung als Missbrauch der marktbeherrschenden Stellung nach Artikel 82 EGV?, 58 Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht, Internationaler Teil 93 (2009), Joseph Straus.
Priority Right, 35 U.S.C. § 102(d) Bar and the TRIPS Obligations of the USA: A Last Chance to Analyze the Issue, 91 J. Pat. & Trademark Off. Soc'y 375 (2009), Joseph Straus.
Zur Rolle klinischer Versuche beim Zustandekommen von sog. Auswahlerfindungen in Patentrecht - Festschrift für Thomas Reimann zum 65. Geburtstag (Christian Osterrieth et al. eds., Carl Heymanns) (2009), Joseph Straus.
Quanta v. LG Electronics: Frustrating Patent Deals by Taking Contracting Options off the Table?, 2007/2008 Cato Sup. Ct. Rev 315 (2008), F. Scott Kieff.
Breaking the Patent Logjam, Financial Times, Aug. 28, 2008, Richard Epstein.
On the Importance to Economic Success of Property Rights in Finance and Innovation (July 2008). Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 359
On the Economics of Patent Law and Policy, in Patent Law and Theory: A Handbook of Contemporary Research (Toshiko Takenaka ed., 2008), F. Scott Kieff.
How to Break the Deadlock Preventing a Fair and Rational Use of Biodiversity, 11 J. of World Intellectual Property 229 (2008), Joseph Straus.
On Coordinating Transactions in Intellectual Property: A Response to Smith’s Delineating Entitlements in Information, 117 Yale Law Journal Pocket Part 101 (2007), F. Scott Kieff.
Engineering a Deal: Toward a Private Ordering Solution to the Anticommons Problem, 47 Boston College Law Review 111 (2006), F. Scott Kieff and Troy A. Paredes.
Related Lending and Economic Development. Robert Cull, Stephen H. Haber and Masami Imai.
Missed Opportunities in Independent Ink, 2006 Cato Sup. Ct. Rev. 333 (2006), Joshua D. Wright
Evidence and Anecdotes: An Analysis of Human Gene Patenting Controversies, 24 Nature Biotechnology 1091 (2006), Timothy Caulfield, Robert M. Cook-Deegan, F. Scott Kieff, & John P. Walsh.
Coordination, Property & Intellectual Property: An Unconventional Approach to Anticompetitive Effects & Downstream Access,56 Emory Law Journal 327 (2006). F Scott Kieff.
Related Lending and Economic Performance: Evidence from Mexico. Noel Maurer and Stephen H. Haber.
Political Institutions and Financial Development: Evidence from the Economic Histories of Mexico and the United States. Stephen H. Haber.
IP Transactions: On the Theory & Practice of Commercializing Innovation, 42 Houston Law Review 727 (2005), F. Scott Kieff.
Development Strategy or Endogenous Process? The Industrialization of Latin America. Stephen H. Haber.
Foreign Banks and the Mexican Economy, 1997-2004. Stephen H. Haber and Aldo Musacchio.
Banking With and Without Deposit Insurance: Mexico's Banking Experiments, 1884-2004. Stephen H. Haber.
Why Institutions Matter: Banking and Economic Growth in Mexico. Stephen H. Haber.
Hot Docs vs. Cold Economics: The Use and Misuse of Business Documents in Antitrust Enforcement and Adjudication, 47 Arizona Law Review 609 (2005) Geoffrey A. Manne and E. Marcellus Williamson.
Mexico's Experiments with Bank Privatization and Liberalization, 1991-2003. Stephen H. Haber.
The Case against Copyright: A Comparative Institutional Analysis of Intellectual Property Regimes, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 297; Washington University School of Law Working Paper No. 04-10-01, F. Scott Kieff.
The Basics Matter: At the Periphery of Intellectual Property, 73 George Washington Law Review 174 (2004), F. Scott Kieff and Troy A. Paredes. Also published in Developments in the Economics of Copyright: Research and Analysis (Lisa N. Takeyama et al. eds., Edward Elgar) (2005).
An Approach to Intellectual Property, Bankruptcy, and Corporate Control, 82 Washington University Law Quarterly 1313 (2004), F. Scott Kieff and Troy A. Paredes.
Contrived Conflicts: The Supreme Court vs. The Basics of Intellectual Property Law, 30 William Mitchell Law Review 1717 (2004), F. Scott Kieff.
The Case for Registering Patents and the Law and Economics of Present Patent-Obtaining Rules, 45 Boston College Law Review 55 (2003), F. Scott Kieff.
When the Law Does Not Matter: The Rise and Decline of the Mexican Oil Industry, 63 The Journal of Economic History 1. Stephen H. Haber, Noel Maurer, and Armando Razo.
Banks, Financial Markets, and Industrial Development: Lessons from the Economic Histories of Brazil and Mexico, published in Latin American Macroeconomic Reforms: The Second Stage (José Antonio Gonzalez, Vittorio Corbo, Anne O. Krueger, and Aaron Tornell eds., University of Chicago Press 2003). Stephen H. Haber.
Patents for Environmentalists, 9 Washington University Journal of Law & Policy 307 (2002), F. Scott Kieff (Invited symposium piece for National Association of Environmental Law Societies annual meeting, March 15-17, 2002 at Washington University School of Law).
Property Rights and Property Rules for Commercializing Inventions, 85 Minnesota Law Review 697 (2001), F. Scott Kieff.
Facilitating Scientific Research: Intellectual Property Rights and the Norms of Science - A Response to Rai & Eisenberg, 95 Northwesteren University Law Review 691 (2001), F. Scott Kieff.
The Rate of Growth of Productivity in Mexico, 1850-1933: Evidence from the Cotton Textile Industry, 30 Journal of Latin American Studies 481, Stephen H. Haber.
The Efficiency Consequences of Institutional Change: Financial Market Regulation and Industrial Productivity Growth in Brazil, 1866-1934, published in Latin America and the World Economy Since 1800 (John H. Coatsworth and Alan M. Taylor eds., Harvard University Press 1998). Stephen H. Haber.
Isolation of Mutants of S. Cerevisiae Requiring DNA Topoisomerase, 141 Genetics 465-479 (Oct., 1995), Ben Sadoff, Sharon Heath-Pagliuso, Irene Castano, Yingfan Zhu, F. Scott Kieff, and Michael F. Christman.
Business Enterprise and the Great Depression in Brazil: A Study of Profits and Losses in Textile Manufacturing, 66 The Business History Review 335, Stephen H. Haber.
Assessing the Obstacles to Industrialisation: The Mexican Economy, 1830-1940, 24 Journal of Latin American Studies 1, Stephen H. Haber.
Industrial Concentration and the Capital Markets: A Comparative Study of Brazil, Mexico, and the United States, 1830-1930, 51 The Journal of Economic History 559, Stephen H. Haber.
The Industrialization of Mexico, 1890-1940: The Structure and Growth of Manufacturing in an Underdeveloped Economy, 47 The Journal of Economic History 493, Stephen H. Haber.
Europäisches Patentübereinkommen - Münchner Gemeinschaftskommentar (Joseph Straus et al. eds., Carl Haymanns Verlag 2012).
Perspectives on Commercializing Innovation (F. Scott Kieff and Troy A. Paredes eds., Cambridge University Press 2011).
Leading Court Cases on European Intellectual Property (Joseph Straus & Peter Meier-Beck eds., 2011).
Principles of Patent Law (Foundation Press 5th ed. 2011), F. Scott Kieff, Pauline Newman, Herbert F. Schwartz, Henry Smith.
Regulating Innovation: Competition Policy and Patent Law Under Uncertainty, Cambridge University Press (forthcoming 2010) (Geoffrey A. Manne and Joshua D. Wright, eds.).
Perspectives on Corporate Governance (F. Scott Kieff and Troy A. Paredes, eds., Cambridge University Press 2010).
Reacting to the Spending Spree: Policy Changes We Can Afford (2009). A publication of the Hoover Institution's Task Force on Property Rights, Freedom, and Prosperity. Richard A. Epstein, Stephen Haber, F. Scott Kieff, Henry E. Smith, et al.
Forward in Patentschutz und Stammzellforschung – Internationale und rechtsvergleichende Aspekte (Joseph Straus, Peter Ganea, and Yu-Cheol Shin eds., Springer) (2009), Joseph Straus.
Introduction in Intellectual Property in Asia, Law, Economics, History and Politics, (Paul Goldstein and Joseph Straus eds., Springer) (2009), Paul Goldstein and Joseph Straus.
Opening Address in The Role of Law and Ethics in the Globalized Economy (Joseph Straus ed., Springer) (2009), Joseph Straus.
Political Institutions and Financial Development (Stephen H. Haber, Douglass C. North, and Barry R. Weingast eds., Stanford University Press 2007). The essays in this volume employ the insights and techniques of political science, economics, and history to provide a fresh answer to the question of why some countries develop better financial systems than others.
International, United States, and European Intellectual Property: Selected Source Material, (F. Scott Kieff and Ralph Nack eds., Aspen/Wolters Kluwer 2006).
Principles of Patent Law (Foundation Press 3rd ed. 2004, 2d ed. 2001, 1st ed. 1998), Donald S. Chisum, Craig A. Nard, Herbert F. Schwartz, U.S. Circuit Judge Pauline Newman, and F. Scott Kieff. 4th ed. forthcoming in 2008.
The Politics of Property Rights: Political Instability, Credible Commitments, and Economic Growth in Mexico, 1876-1929 (Cambridge University Press 2003), Stephen H. Haber, Armando Razo, and Noel Maurer. Part of a series on the Political Economy of Institutions and Decisions.
Perspectives on Properties of the Human Genome Project, (F. Scott Kieff ed., Academic Press, an imprint of Elsevier 2003). F. Scott Kieff authored four chapters, including “Perusing Property Rights In DNA” and “How Ordinary Judges and Juries Decide the Seemingly Complex Technological Questions of Patentability over the Prior Art."
Patents are not the enemy, Opinion, Chicago Tribune, August 15, 2012, Rod Cooper, Richard A. Epstein, and Stephen H. Haber.
The FTC's Proposal for Regulating IP through SSOs Would Replace Private Coordination with Government Hold-Up, Submitted in Response to the FTC’s Request for Comments and Announcement of Workshop on Standard--Setting Issues, Project No. P111204, Aug. 5, 2011. Richard A. Epstein, F. Scott Kieff, and Daniel F. Spulber.
Why Business Isn't Getting 'In The Game', Investor's Business Daily Feb. 2, 2011, Stephen H. Haber and F. Scott Kieff.
The Importance of Finality in Patent Litigation, Opinion, The National Law Journal, December 6, 2010, F. Scott Kieff.
Amicus brief filed in the UK Supreme Court case Eli Lilly v. Human Genome Sciences regarding the meaning of industrial application under Art. 57 EPC, March 19, 2010, Joseph Straus.
Comment on Intellectual Property, Concentration and the Limits of Antitrust in the Biotech Seed Industry, filed with the Department of Justice Antitrust Division on December 31, 2009, as "Comments Regarding Agriculture and Antitrust Enforcement Issues in Our 21st Century Economy" in response to the DOJ/USDA request for public comments for the agencies' joint workshops on antitrust issues in the agricultural sector. F. Scott Kieff, Geoffrey A. Manne, Michael E. Sykuta, Joshua D. Wright.
Declaration of Joseph Straus in Association for Molecular Pathology et al. v. United States Patent and Trademark Office et al., No. 09-173 Civ. 4515 (S.D.N.Y. filed Dec. 23, 2009).
Brief of Dr. Ananda Chakrabarty as Amicus Curiae in Support of Petitoners in Bilski v. Doll, Supreme Court of the United States, No. 08-964 (Aug. 6, 2009). Richard A. Epstein and F. Scott Kieff.
Let the Markets Manage Search, Commentary, Forbes.com, July 30, 2009, F. Scott Kieff.
The Return of "Big is Bad", The Deal Magazine (May 26, 2009) Keith N. Hylton, Geoffrey A. Manne, and Joshua D. Wright.
US Antitrust Becomes More European, Forbes.com (May 18, 2009) Keith N. Hylton, Geoffrey A. Manne, and Joshua D. Wright.
Amicus brief filed in European Patent Office Case No. G3/08 regarding the patentability of computer programs, April 27, 2009, Joseph Straus.
Congress—Let U.S. patent law 'marinate' before taking action, Opinion, Great Falls Tribune, March 31, 2009, F. Scott Kieff and Kevin Rivette.
Should the music stop for iTunes?, IP Law & Business, July 2008, at 27, F. Scott Kieff.
Brief of Various Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of the Respondents in Quanta v. LG, Supreme Court of the United States, No. 06-937 (Dec. 10, 2007). F. Scott Kieff, Troy A. Paredes, and R. Polk Wagner.
Perils of Patent Reform: Flexibility's Achilles Heel, 13 IP Litigator 11 (Sept./Oct. 2007). F. Scott Kieff.
Smart Pills, IP Law & Business, Oct. 2006, at 36, F. Scott Kieff. Alternative version published as The Importance of Patents, Op/Ed., National Law Journal, Aug. 14, 2006.
Patent Reform Legislation: No Final Cut for Examiners, National Law Journal, May 14, 2007, Stephen H. Haber, F. Scott Kieff, and Troy A. Paredes.
Flexible Patent Law … and Its Achilles Heel, Letter to the Editor, Wall Street Journal, May 11, 2007, at A9, Richard A. Epstein and F. Scott Kieff.
Microsoft’s European Experience Troubling for U.S. Companies, Opinion, San Jose Mercury News, March 15, 2007, at 12A, Stephen H. Haber, F. Scott Kieff, and Troy A. Paredes.
A Keiretsu Approach to Patents, Intellectual Asset Management, Feb./Mar. 2007, at 51, F. Scott Kieff.
Brief of Business & Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of the Respondents in KSR v. Teleflex, Supreme Court of the United States, No. 04-1350 (Oct. 16, 2006). F. Scott Kieff, Chris Catropia, Gregory Mandel, Mark Lemley, and R. Polk Wagner.
Testing Patent Protections, Op/ed, Washington Times, May 30, 2006, at A14. F. Scott Kieff and R. Polk Wagner.
Brief of Various Law & Economics Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondent, eBay v. MercExchange, Supreme Court of the United States, No. 05-130 (Mar. 10, 2006). Richard Epstein, R. Polk Wagner, F. Scott Kieff, and David Teece.
Patent Law, Injunctions and the Public Interest, Letter to the Editor, Wall Street Journal, March 10, 2006, at A19. Richard E. Epstein, F. Scott Kieff, and R. Polk Wagner.
Public Choice, Patents, and the FTC: Comments on the Commission’s October 2003 Report on the Interface Between Patents and Antitrust, 5 Engage 84 (2004), F. Scott Kieff.
First Microsoft, Now Google: Does the Government Have it in for Consumers?, CNET News, July 2, 2011, Geoffrey A. Manne, Berin Szoka, and Joshua D. Wright.
Foreword to Dunja Jadek Pensa, Znamka, njen ugled in varstvo (Uradni list 2009), Joseph Straus.