Timothy R. Holbrook

Emory University

Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs & Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Law

1301 Clifton Road

Atlanta, GA 30322

United States

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Scholarly Papers (44)

1.

Digital Patent Infringement in an Era of 3D Printing

UC Davis Law Review, vol. 48, pp. 1319-1385, 2015., Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-321
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 22 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2015
Timothy R. Holbrook and Lucas Osborn
Emory University and Campbell University Law School
Downloads 822 (32,560)
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patent, infringement, 3D printing, digital, three-dimensional printing, indirect infringement, inducement, contributory infringement, offer to sell

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The Potential Extraterritorial Consequences of Akamai

Emory International Law Review, vol. 26, pp. 499-513, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-227
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2013
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
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NTP, Research in Motion, Akamai, McKesson, Limelight, Epic, divided infringement, extraterritoriality, territoriality, method claims, system claims, centillion, BMC, 35 U.S.C. ยง 271

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Extraterritoriality in U.S. Patent Law

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 49, p. 2119, 2008, Chicago-Kent Intellectual Property, Science & Technology Research Paper No. 08-002
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 10 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2009
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
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patent, territoriality, extraterritoriality, infringement, international patent law, conflict of law, comity, AT&T v. Microsoft, Eolas

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Possession in Patent Law

SMU Law Review, Vol. 59, No. 1
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2018
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
Downloads 423 (76,726)
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Patent, enablement, written description, doctrine of equivalents, prosecution history estoppel, claim construction, public dedication, obviousness, possession

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Obviousness in Patent Law and the Motivation to Combine: A Presumption-Based Approach

Washington University Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Mar 2007
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
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KSR, obvious, patent, valdidity, presumption, graham, motivation to combine, suggestion to combine, teaching away

6.

Equivalency and Patent Law's Possession Paradox

Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 23, p. 1, 2009, Chicago-Kent Intellectual Property, Science & Technology Research Paper No. 09-010, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 09-80
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2012
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
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patent, infringement, doctrine of equivalents, equivalency, liability rule, property rule, injunction, enablement, disclosure

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Explaining the Supreme Court's Interest in Patent Law

3 IP Theory 62 (2013)., Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-235
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 25 May 2014
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
Downloads 278 (122,785)
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Supreme Court, patent, trademark, copyright, Federal Circuit

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Boundaries, Extraterritoriality, and Patent Infringement Damages

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 92, pp. 1745-1794 (2017), Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-421
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 24 May 2017
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
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Patent, Damages, Extraterritoriality, Extraterritorial, Territoriality, RJR Nabisco, WesternGeco, Carnegie Mellon, CMU, Power Integrations, Morrison, Supreme Court, Federal Circuit

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Patents, Presumptions, and Public Notice

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 86, p. 779, Summer 2011, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-71, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 10-112
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2012
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
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patent, written description, claim construction, enablement, presumptions, PHOSITA, default, penalty default

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Territoriality and Tangibility after Transocean

61 Emory Law Journal 1081 (2012), Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 11-162, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-107
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2012
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
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offer to sell, on-sale bar, patent, territoriality, extraterritoriality, infringement, transocean, maersk, trademark, bulova, conflict of laws, comity

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The Supreme Court's Quiet Revolution in Induced Patent Infringement

Notre Dame Law Review, v. 91, pp. 1007-1044, 2016, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-397
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 30 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 09 May 2016
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
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Commil, induced infringement, grokster, sony, akamai, limelight, global-tech, patent infringement, induced patent infringement, injunction, lear, medtronic, mirowski, medimmune, declaratory judgment, validity, patent validity, post grant review, inter partes review

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Liability for the 'Threat of a Sale': Assessing Patent Infringement for Offering to Sell an Invention and Implications for the On-Sale Patentability Bar and Other Forms of Infringement

Santa Clara Law Review, Vol. 43, No. 753, 2003
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 14 Nov 2010
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
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patent, infringement, offer to sell, sell, make, use, TRIPS, damages, remedies, on-sale bar, on-sale, comparative patent law, lost profits, price erosion, reasonable royalty

13.

Patent Law's Audience

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 97, p. 72, 2012, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 208, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-215
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 28 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2013
Mark D. Janis and Timothy R. Holbrook
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Emory University
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Method Patent Exceptionalism

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 102, pp. 1001-1062, 2017, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-407
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 09 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2017
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
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patent, method, process, exhaustion, quanta, first sale, territoriality, extraterritoriality, divided infringement, marking, patent marking, first inventor defense, surgical proedure, medical procedure, product of patented process, making invention, selling invention, offering to sell invention

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Patent Anticipation and Obviousness as Possession

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 65, pp.987-1050, 2016, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-360
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 17 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2016
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
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patent, anticipation, obviousness, possession, novelty, nonobviousness, constructive possession

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The Intent Element of Induced Infringement

Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law Journal, Vol. 22, 2006
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2015
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
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patent, infringe, induce, Grokster

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Territoriality Waning? Patent Infringement for Offering in the United States to Sell an Invention Abroad

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 37, p. 701, 2004
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 04 May 2010
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
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Intellectual Property, Patent Infringement, International Intellectual Property

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Should Foreign Patent Law Matter?

Campbell Law Review, Vol. 34, p. 581, Summer 2012., Emory Legal Studies Research Paper 12-192
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 May 2012 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2012
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
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patent, extraterritoriality, international trade commission, Morrison v. national australia, america invents act, patent reform, territoriality, prior art, patent infringement, infringement, prosecution history estoppel, prosecution history, inequitable conduct, tianrui

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The Expressive Impact of Patents

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 84, p. 573, 2006, Chicago-Kent Intellectual Property, Science & Technology Research Paper No. 08-008
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2012
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
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patent, moral, expressive, expressivism

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The Patent Trial and Appeal Board's Evolving Impact on Claim Construction

Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal, vol. 24, pp. 301-332, 2016., Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-435
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 31 May 2017
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
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Claim Construction, Prosecution Disclaimer, Ptab, Patent Trial and Appeal Board, Broadest Reasonable Interpretation, Bri, Issue Preclusion, Collateral Estoppel, Marine Polymer, Hargis, B&B Hardware, IPR, PGR Inter Partes Review, Post Grant Review

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Substantive Versus Process-Based Formalism in Claim Construction

Lewis & Clark Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 123, 2005
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Feb 2005
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
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Claim construction, patent, federal circuit, supreme court

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Extraterritoriality and Proximate Cause after WesternGeco

Yale Journal of Law & Technology, vol. 21, pp. 189-226 (2019)., Emory Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 04 May 2019
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
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extraterritoriality, proximate cause, westerngeco, 271(f), territoriality, presumption against extraterritoriality, morrison, rjr nabisco, remedies, damages, compensatory damages

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Brief of Thirty-Four Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Appellants in Altera Corp. v. Papst Licensing GMBH

Southwestern Law School Research Paper No. 2015-25
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2017
Southwestern Law School, University at Buffalo Law School, Tulane University Law School, Creighton University School of Law, Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Rutgers Law School, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Santa Clara University - School of Law, University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of California Hastings College of the Law, University of Kentucky - College of Law, Elon University School of Law, University of California, Davis, University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law, Suffolk University Law School, Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law, Emory University, University of Baltimore - School of Law, University of Houston Law Center, Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law, Stanford Law School, UC Hastings Law, University of Georgia School of Law, St. Thomas University School of Law, St. Thomas University School of Law, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Center for Intellectual Property & Innovation, Michigan State University College of Law, South Texas College of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Washington and Lee University School of Law, University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minnesota), Florida International University (FIU) - College of Law, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP and University of Pennsylvania Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct
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patent, declaratory judgment, jurisdiction, personal jurisdiction, patent assertion entity, minimum contacts

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Patents on Human Genes: An Analysis of Scope and Claims

Science, Vol. 307, 2005
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 24 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2017
Jordan Paradise, Lori Andrews and Timothy R. Holbrook
Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago-Kent College of Law and Emory University
Downloads 104 (286,968)
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United States Patent & Trademark Office, patent, claim, gene

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What Counts As Extraterritorial in Patent Law?

Boston University Journal of Science and Technology Law, v.25, pp. 291-328 (2019)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2019
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
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extraterritoriality, territoriality, exhaustion, first sale, prior art, public use, on sale, lexmark, impressions, kirtsaeng, helsinn, morrison, infringement, invalidity, westerngeco, transocean, halo

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Patent Disclosures and Time

Vanderbilt Law Review, vol. 69, pp. 1459-1516, 2016, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-434
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 28 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 30 May 2017
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
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patent, disclosure, hindsight, anticipation, novelty, obviousness, enablement, written description, utility, infringement, doctrine of equivalents

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The Written Description Gap

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, Vol. 45, pp. 345-68, 2013, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-250
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2014
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
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patent, written description, disclosure, enablement, best mode, obviousness, novelty, anticipation

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Brief of Intellectual Property Law Scholars As Amici Curiae in Support of Neither Party, WesternGeco LLC v. Ion Geophysical Corp., No. 16-1011, US Supreme Court

Emory Legal Studies Research Paper , Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-12
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 04 May 2018
Emory University, Franklin Pierce Center for IP at UNH Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law, Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law, Mercer University - Walter F. George School of Law, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law, Saint Louis University - School of Law, Louisiana State University Law Center and University of Iowa - College of Law
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westerngeco, rjr nabisco, kiobel, morrison, microsoft v. at&t, extraterritoriality, presumption against extraterritoriality, extraterritorial, patent, westerngeco, ion geophysical, territoriality, supreme court

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Extraterritoriality and Digital Patent Infringement

Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Digital Technologies, (T. Aplin, ed.) (Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.) (2018, Forthcoming), Emory Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Dec 2017
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
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patent, additive manufacturing, 3D printing, extraterritoriality, westerngeco, damages, transocean, carnegie mellon, power integrations, territoriality, lost profits, reasonable royalty, proximate cause, compensatory

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Expressive Eligibility

UC Irvine Law Review, 2016, Forthcoming, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 333, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-372
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2016
Timothy R. Holbrook and Mark D. Janis
Emory University and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Alice, Subject Matter Eligibility, Patentable Subject Matter, Expressive Theories, Expressive, Expressivism, Bilski, Myriad, Prometheus, Mayo, Section 101

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Patent-Eligible Processes: An Audience Perspective

Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law, Vol. 17, p. 349, 2015, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 318, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 May 2015 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2017
Timothy R. Holbrook and Mark D. Janis
Emory University and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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patentable subject matter; eligible subject matter; patent; claim construction; processes; methods; obviousness; inventive concept; alice; cls bank; bilski; mayo; prometheus

32.

Patent Prior Art and Possession

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 60, pp. 123-94, 2018., Emory Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 05 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2018
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
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possession, prior art, patent, helsinn, on-sale bar, public use bar, pierson v. post, property

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ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. V. Eli Lilly & Co.: Brief of Amici Curiae Mark D. Janis and Timothy R. Holbrook in Support of Neither Party

Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 09-81, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-52
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Nov 2009
Mark D. Janis and Timothy R. Holbrook
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Emory University
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patent, disclosure, enablement, written description, ariad, federal circuit

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The Treaty Power and the Patent Clause: Are There Limits on the United States' Ability to Harmonize?

Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 22, No. 1, 2004
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Nov 2010
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
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intellectual property clause, patent clause, copyright clause, Eldred, treaty power, commerce clause, patent, harmonization, constitutional limits

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The Federal Circuit's Acquiescence (?)

American University Law Review, Vol. 66, pp. 1061-1092 (2017), Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-440
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2017
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
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Federal Circuit, Supreme Court, aqua, wi-fi one, patentable subject matter, myriad, prometheus, patent, patent office, USPTO, patent and trademark office, deference, administrative law

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Brief Amicus Curiae of Professor Timothy R. Holbrook in Support of Petitioner, No. 14-1538, Life Techs. Corp. v. Promega Corp., U.S. Supreme Court

Emory Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Aug 2015
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
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patent, extraterritoriality, 35 U.S.C. 271(f); promega; Life Technologies; presumption

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The Return of the Supreme Court to Patent Law

Akron Intellectual Property Journal, Vol. 1, p. 1, 2007, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 10-99
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Mar 2010
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
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Patent, Supreme Court

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Polyamory, Offense, and Obergefell

Connecticut Law Review Online, Vol. 49, No. 3, 1, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 28 Aug 2017
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
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same sex marriage, gay marriage, obergefell, LGBT, LGBTQ, polyamory, polygamy

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Brief Amici Curiae of Intellectual Property Professors in Support of Petitioners

UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2838959, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Sep 2016
Emory University, Emory University School of Law, University of North Carolina School of Law, Campbell University Law School and University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 41 (465,925)
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Promega, Life Technologies, inducement, 35 U.S.C. 271(f), 271(f), export, patent infringement, staple article of commerce, Taq-polymerase, extraterritorial, extraterritoriality, conflict of laws, comity

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Is the Supreme Court Concerned with Patent Law, the Federal Circuit, or Both: A Response to Judge Timothy B. Dyk

Chicago-Kent Journal of Intellectual Property, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2017, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-442
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 May 2017 Last Revised: 31 May 2017
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
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Supreme Court, Federal Circuit, patent, KSR, formalism

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The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same: Implications of Pfaff V. Wells Electronics, Inc. and the Quest for Predictability in the On-Sale Bar

Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Vol. 15, No. 933, 2000
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 14 Nov 2010
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
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Patent, pfaff, on sale bar, invalidity, reduction to practice, conception, obviousness

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The Importance of Communication to Possession in IP

100 Boston University Law Review Online 16 (2020)
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 18 Mar 2020
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
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patent, possession, first to invent, utility, first in time

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The Supreme Court's Complicity in Federal Circuit Formalism

Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law Journal, Vol. 20, No. 1, 2003
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Dec 2012
Timothy R. Holbrook
Emory University
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Patent, Federal Circuit, Supreme Court, Formalism, Bright Line, Standard, Rule, Certainty, Festo, Warner-Jenkinson, Pfaff

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Brief Amici Curiae of Intellectual Property Professors in Support of Petitioner, No. 18-600, Texas Advanced Optoelectronic Solutions, Inc. V. Renesas Electronics America, Inc.

No. 18-600 In the Supreme Court of the United States, 2018
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Dec 2018
Emory University, Franklin Pierce Center for IP at UNH Law, University of North Carolina School of Law, Mercer University - Walter F. George School of Law, Saint Louis University - School of Law and Campbell University Law School
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Transocean, Halo, Extraterritoriality, Offer to Sell, Patent, Infringement, RJR Nabisco