Barnett, Jonathan

November 2, 2018
Barnett, Jonathan

Antitrust Overreach: Undoing Cooperative Standardization in the Digital Economy

Information technology markets in general, and wireless communications markets in particular, rely on standardization mechanisms to develop interoperable devices for rapid and secure data processing, storage and transmission. From 2G through the emergent 5G standard, wireless...Read More

January 11, 2017
Barnett, Jonathan

Has the Academy Led Patent Law Astray?

Winter 2016
Barnett, Jonathan

Are There Really Patent Thickets?

8/18/14
Barnett, Jonathan

From Patent Thickets to Patent Networks: The Legal Infrastructure of the Digital Economy

Scholarly and popular commentary often asserts that markets characterized by intensive patent issuance and enforcement suffer from "patent thickets" that suppress innovation. This assertion is difficult to reconcile with continuous robust levels of research and development (R&D) investment...Read More