W. Keith Robinson

Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law

Assistant Professor of Law

P.O. Box 750116

Dallas, TX 75275

United States

http://www.law.smu.edu/Faculty/Full-Time-Faculty/Robinson.aspx

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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“  There is a perception that women and certain minorities underutilize the patent system. To combat this perception the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) has several initiatives and programs designed to assist underrepresented inventors. However, access to the patent system means more than just offering an inventor assistance with what information to submit in their patent application. True access involves removing obstacles to the inventing and patenting cultures that have historically been closed to underrepresented inventors. This paper explains these historical barriers and suggests further initiatives that the USPTO may implement to improve access to the patent system.  ”

Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

Patent Law Challenges for the Internet of Things

Wake Forest Intellectual Property Law Journal, Vol. 15, No. 4, 2015, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 203
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2016
W. Keith Robinson
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 393 (73,814)

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intellectual property, patent, Internet of Things, patentability, joint infringement, patent quality

2.

Recent Developments in Intellectual Property Law — A 2014 Retrospective

31 Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law Journal 527, 542 (2015) , SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 206
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2019
W. Keith Robinson and David O. Taylor
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law and Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 190 (158,211)

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Intellectual Property, patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, USPTO, Redskins, Aereo

3.

Economic Theory, Divided Infringement and Enforcing Interactive Patents

67 Florida Law Review 1961, 2030 (2015), SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 143
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 01 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2019
W. Keith Robinson
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 146 (198,658)

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patent, joint infringement, divided infringement, reward theory, prospect theory, Akamai

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No 'Direction' Home: An Alternative Approach to Joint Infringement

American University Law Review, Vol. 62, No. 1, 2012, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 106
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 03 May 2012
W. Keith Robinson
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 99 (265,338)

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joint infringement, Akamai, McKesson

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Emerging Technologies Challenging Current Legal Paradigms

Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology, Vol. 19, No. 2, 2018, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 392
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Aug 2018
W. Keith Robinson and Joshua T. Smith
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law and Southern Methodist University (SMU), Dedman School of Law, Alumnus
Downloads 70 (327,455)

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patent, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, AI, internet of things, patent eligibility, patent law, technological innovations – law and legislation

6.

Ramifications of Joint Infringement Theory on Emerging Technology Patents

Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal, Vol. 18, No. 3, Spring 2010, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 105
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2013
W. Keith Robinson
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 63 (346,161)

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joint infringement, divided infringement

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Awarding Attorney Fees and Deterring 'Patent Trolls'

20 Lewis & Clark Law Review, 281, 302 (2016), SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 204
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2019
W. Keith Robinson
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 59 (357,576)

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intellectual property, patent, attorney fees, patent troll, patent litigation, Highmark, Octane

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Only a Pawn in the Game: Rethinking Induced Patent Infringement

32 Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law Journal 1, 52 (2015), SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 209
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 16 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2019
W. Keith Robinson
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 56 (366,807)

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intellectual property, patent, patent infringement, induced infringement, Commil

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USPTO Issues Supplementary Examination Guidelines Explaining the Requirement for Clarity in Patent Claims

Policy Analysis: IP, March 2011, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 107
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 03 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2013
W. Keith Robinson and Rouget Henschel
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law and Foley & Lardner
Downloads 47 (396,372)

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Supplementary Examination Guidelines

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Protecting American Innovators by Combating the Decline of Patents Granted to Small Entities

St. John's Law Review, Vol. 88, p. 379, 2014, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 207
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 15 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2016
W. Keith Robinson
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 38 (430,148)

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intellectual property, patent, USPTO, small business

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Current and Potential Methods to Undermine a Competitor’s U.S. Patent Application

BNA's Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal, Vol. 81, April 8, 2011, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 108
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 27 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2013
W. Keith Robinson and M. Haq
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law and Independent
Downloads 31 (460,050)

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third party submission, America Invents Act, patent

12.

A Case Study of Federal Circuit Policy Making

SMU Law Review, Vol. 66, No. 3, 2013, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 144
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 01 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2018
W. Keith Robinson
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 19 (524,858)

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patent, joint infringement, divided infringement, Federal Circuit

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Trade Secrets, Safe Harbors, and International Trade

SMU Science and Technology Law Review, Vol. 20, No. 2, 2017, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 388
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 May 2018
W. Keith Robinson
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 12 (566,401)

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International trade, trade secrets, intellectual property, Internet service Provider - safe harbor provisions, Trans-Pacific Partnership, TPP, intellectual property law