Christopher B. Seaman

Washington and Lee University School of Law

Associate Professor of Law

Lexington, VA 24450

United States

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Permanent Injunctions in Patent Litigation After eBay: An Empirical Study

101 Iowa Law Review 1949 (2016), Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2015
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 20 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2016
Christopher B. Seaman
Washington and Lee University School of Law
Downloads 1,176 (15,721)

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patent, injunction, eBay, patent troll, NPE, PAE, innovation, remedies, pharmaceuticals, drugs, biotechnology, medical devices, software

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Willful Patent Infringement and Enhanced Damages After In re Seagate: An Empirical Study

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 97, p. 417, 2012
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 31 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2015
Christopher B. Seaman
Washington and Lee University School of Law
Downloads 1,039 (18,858)

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willful, willfulness, patent, infringement, seagate, enhanced damages, read, opinion, opinion of counsel, copying, design around, reexamination, substantial defense, bifurcation, jury, judge, empirical

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Best Mode Trade Secrets

Yale Journal of Law & Technology, Vol. 15, p. 1, 2012
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 May 2012 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2012
Brian J. Love and Christopher B. Seaman
Santa Clara University School of Law and Washington and Lee University School of Law
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patent, trade secret, best mode, AIA, America Invents Act, preferred embodiment, unclean hands

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Reconsidering the Georgia-Pacific Standard for Reasonable Royalty Patent Damages

BYU Law Review, No. 5, p. 1661, 2010, Chicago-Kent Intellectual Property, Science & Technology Research Paper No. 10-030
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 26 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2011
Christopher B. Seaman
Washington and Lee University School of Law
Downloads 515 (49,704)
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Reasonable royalty, reasonable royalties, damages, patent, patent infringement, Georgia-Pacific, hypothetical negotiation, Aro, noninfringing alternatives, noninfringing substitutes, Grain Processing

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The Case Against Federalizing Trade Secrecy

101 Virginia Law Review 317 (2015), Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2014-12
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 18 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2015
Christopher B. Seaman
Washington and Lee University School of Law
Downloads 439 (60,636)

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trade secret, trade secrecy, misappropriation, federalization, common law, patent, disclosure, uniformity, legislation, intellectual property, IP, jurisdiction

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Patent Injunctions on Appeal: An Empirical Study of the Federal Circuit's Application of eBay

92 Washington Law Review 145 (2017), Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2016-17
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2017
Ryan T. Holte and Christopher B. Seaman
The University of Akron School of Law and Washington and Lee University School of Law
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intellectual property, patent, injunction, remedies, ebay, Federal Circuit, federal courts, patent trolls, PAEs, innovation, empirical

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Professors’ Letter in Opposition to the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2015 (S. 1890, H.R. 3326)

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Dec 2015
Eric Goldman, David S. Levine, Sharon K. Sandeen and Christopher B. Seaman
Santa Clara University - School of Law, Elon University School of Law, Mitchell Hamline School of Law and Washington and Lee University School of Law
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trade secrets, innovation, cyberespionage, cybersecurity, intellectual property

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Standards of Proof in Civil Litigation: An Experiment from Patent Law

26 Harvard Journal of Law &Technology 429 (2013)., 7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper (2012)., Chicago-Kent College of Law Research Paper No. 2012-13
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 17 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2015
David L. Schwartz and Christopher B. Seaman
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Washington and Lee University School of Law
Downloads 282 (100,879)

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patent, experiment, empirical, presumption, burden of proof, standard of proof, obvious, i4i

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Ongoing Royalties in Patent Cases After eBay: An Empirical Assessment and Proposed Framework

23 Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal 203 (2015), Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2015
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2015
Christopher B. Seaman
Washington and Lee University School of Law
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patent, injunction, remedies, ongoing royalty, eBay, PAE, NPE, patent troll, equity, empirical

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The DTSA at One: An Empirical Study of the First Year of Litigation Under the Defend Trade Secrets Act

53 Wake Forest Law Review 106 (2018), Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2018-03
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 20 May 2018
David S. Levine and Christopher B. Seaman
Elon University School of Law and Washington and Lee University School of Law
Downloads 233 (122,814)

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trade secrets, trade secrecy, misappropriation, intellectual property, IP, information, cybersecurity, cyberespionage, innovation, DTSA, Defend Trade Secrets Act, empirical, litigation, remedies, preliminary injunction, TRO, patent, copyright, trademark, unfair competition

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Toward a Federal Jurisprudence of Trade Secret Law

32 Berkeley Tech. L.J. 829 (2017), Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2017-9
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 25 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2018
Sharon K. Sandeen and Christopher B. Seaman
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and Washington and Lee University School of Law
Downloads 165 (169,237)

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intellectual property, IP, trade secrets, Defend Trade Secrets Act, Uniform Trade Secrets Act, statutory interpretation, Erie doctrine, federal common law, federal courts

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The End of Preclearance As We Knew It: How the Supreme Court Transformed Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act

Michigan Journal of Race & Law, Vol. 11, p. 275, 2006
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Aug 2011
Peyton McCrary, Christopher B. Seaman and Richard Valelly
Government of the United States of America - Civil Rights Division, Washington and Lee University School of Law and Swarthmore College
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An Uncertain Future for Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act: The Need for a Revised Bailout System

St. Louis University Public Law Review, Vol. 30, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 18 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2012
Christopher B. Seaman
Washington and Lee University School of Law
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Voting Rights Act, Section 5, preclearance, bailout, NAMUDNO, Northwest Austin Municipal Utility District No. 1, Fifteenth Amendment, City of Boerne v. Flores, Congress, constitutionality

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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, 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 School of Law, Suffolk University Law School, Boston University School of Law, Emory University, University of Baltimore - School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law, Stanford Law School, University of California Hastings College of the 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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Brief Amicus Curiae of Intellectual Property Professors in Support of Neither Party, No. 14-1513, Halo Elecs. Inc. v. Pulse Elecs. Inc.; No. 14-1520, Stryker Corp. v. Zimmer, Inc. (U.S. Supreme Court)

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 Dec 2015
Christopher B. Seaman and Jason Rantanen
Washington and Lee University School of Law and University of Iowa - College of Law
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patent, remedies, enhanced damages, punitive damages, Seagate, Bard, octane fitness, willful infringement, willfulness

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Introduction: The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2015

Washington and Lee Law Review Online, Vol. 72, p. 278, 2015
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 19 Dec 2015
Christopher B. Seaman
Washington and Lee University School of Law
Downloads 70 (309,699)

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trade secrets, innovation, federalization, federal law, intellectual property

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Empirical Studies Relating to Patents - Presumption of Validity

Research Handbook on the Economics of Intellectual Property Law - Vol. II: Analytical Methods (P. Menell, D. Schwartz & B. Depoorter eds., Edward Elgar) (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Oct 2015
Christopher B. Seaman
Washington and Lee University School of Law
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patent, presumption of validity, i4i, invalidity, standard of proof, clear and convincing, empirical, experimental, 101, Alice

18.

Lost Profits and Disgorgement

Forthcoming in Patent Remedies and Complex Products: Toward a Global Consensus, Ch. 2 (Brad Biddle, Jorge L. Contreras, Brian J. Love, and Norman V. Siebrasse, eds., Cambridge University Press)
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Washington and Lee University School of Law, University of Minnesota Law School, Santa Clara University School of Law, University of New Brunswick - Fredericton - Faculty of Law and Graduate School, Nagoya University
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patent, infringement, remedies, lost profits, disgorgement, restitution, apportionment, price erosion, non-infringing alternatives, entire market value rule, convoyed sales, collateral sales, loss of goodwill, comparative patent law, China, Japan, EU, UK, Canada, Australia, France, Germany, India

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Enhanced Damages, Litigation Cost Recovery, and Interest

Forthcoming in Patent Remedies and Complex Products: Toward a Global Consensus, Ch. 3 (Brad Biddle, Jorge L. Contreras, Brian J. Love, and Norman V. Siebrasse, eds., Cambridge University Press)
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Santa Clara University - School of Law, University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Minnesota Law School, Santa Clara University School of Law, Washington and Lee University School of Law and University of New Brunswick - Fredericton - Faculty of Law
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enhanced damages, punitive damages, exemplary damages, willful infringement, willfulness, litigation costs, disbursements, attorney fees, fee shifting, English Rule, pre-judgment interest, post-judgment interest

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American Innovation and the Limits of Patent Law: A Response to William Hubbard, Competitive Patent Law

65 Florida Law Review Forum 23 (2013)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 03 May 2014
Christopher B. Seaman
Washington and Lee University School of Law
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innovation, patent, competition