Jessica McBroom

Jessica McBroom is Director for International Economics and Competitiveness at the National Security Council, White House.   Jessica has driven the President’s supply chain agenda since the beginning of the Biden-Harris Administration, including as the chief coordinator for the implementation of Executive Order 14017 on America’s Supply Chains.  She is currently on detail from the Office of Industrial Policy at the Department of Defense.  Prior to that, Jessica was in the private sector as Vice President at a major U.S. financial institution and also served as a Director at a major manufacturing-focused trade association.  Jessica has also held positions at the Department of State.  She has a B.A. from Tulane University in political science and a minor in the French language.  She is originally from Detroit, Michigan

Little Evidence Supporting the Argument About Limiting the Patent Holder’s Right to Select the Licensing Level

Gregor Langus & Vilen Lipatov In our new paper ‘Efficient level of SEPs licensing’, we examine the question whether a patent holder should be allowed to choose the level in the value chain at which to offer to license its standard essential patents (SEPs). SEPs are patents
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On the Timing of ETSI Disclosures Summary

The question of timing when companies disclose their patents as being essential to practice industry standards, such as 4G and 5G, has been recently discussed in several high-profile legal disputes. Some implementers have argued that disclosures made after the “Freeze Date”— the date when new features are no longer added
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Inventing Ideas: Patents, Prizes, and the Knowledge Economy

B. Zorina Khan’s seminal work, Inventing Ideas: Patents, Prizes, and the Knowledge Economy, dissects the innovation policies of key industrial nations during the First and Second Industrial Revolutions — periods of historic levels of invention and creativity. The author seeks to provide insights for determining the
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