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 (17)

1.

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 896 (16,344)

Abstract:

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

2.

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
Downloads 528 (34,864)

Abstract:

patent, trade secret, best mode, AIA, America Invents Act, preferred embodiment, unclean hands

3.

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 415 (44,971)
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Abstract:

Reasonable royalty, reasonable royalties, damages, patent, patent infringement, Georgia-Pacific, hypothetical negotiation, Aro, noninfringing alternatives, noninfringing substitutes, Grain Processing

4.

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 345 (54,076)

Abstract:

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

5.

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 277 (18,324)

Abstract:

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

6.

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 216 (95,063)

Abstract:

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

7.

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
Downloads 104 (205,496)

Abstract:

Voting Rights Act, Section 5, preclearance, bailout, NAMUDNO, Northwest Austin Municipal Utility District No. 1, Fifteenth Amendment, City of Boerne v. Flores, Congress, constitutionality

8.

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
Downloads 86 (123,833)

Abstract:

patent, injunction, remedies, ongoing royalty, eBay, PAE, NPE, patent troll, equity, empirical

9.

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
Downloads 83 (202,853)

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10.

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
Downloads 37 (325,031)

Abstract:

innovation, patent, competition

11.

Toward a Federal Jurisprudence of Trade Secret Law

Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Forthcoming, Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2017-9
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 25 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 15 May 2017
Sharon K. Sandeen and Christopher B. Seaman
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and Washington and Lee University School of Law
Downloads 0 (381,772)

Abstract:

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

12.

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
Southern Illinois University School of Law and Washington and Lee University School of Law
Downloads 0 (102,090)

Abstract:

intellectual property, patent, injunction, remedies, ebay, Federal Circuit, federal courts, patent trolls, PAEs, innovation, empirical

13.

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, University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 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 School of Law, University of Baltimore - School of Law, University of Houston Law Center, Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law, Stanford Law School, University of California Hastings College of the Law, University of Georgia Law School, 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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Abstract:

patent, declaratory judgment, jurisdiction, personal jurisdiction, patent assertion entity, minimum contacts

14.

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
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Abstract:

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

15.

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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Abstract:

patent, remedies, enhanced damages, punitive damages, Seagate, Bard, octane fitness, willful infringement, willfulness

16.

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
Downloads 0 (100,798)

Abstract:

trade secrets, innovation, cyberespionage, cybersecurity, intellectual property

17.

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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Abstract:

patent, presumption of validity, i4i, invalidity, standard of proof, clear and convincing, empirical, experimental, 101, Alice