Robert E. Thomas

University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration

Gainesville, FL 32611

United States

Business Law & Legal Studies

Business Law & Legal Studies

United States

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Scholarly Papers (6)

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Debugging Software Patents: Increasing Innovation and Reducing Uncertainty in the Judicial Design of Optimal Software Patent Law

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 01 Apr 2008
Robert E. Thomas
University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration
Downloads 217 (129,950)

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law and economics, patents, software, computers, business methods, technology, Supreme Court, innovation, uncertainty

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Drawing a Line in the Patent Subject Matter Sands: Does Europe Provide a Solution to the Business Method and Software Patent Problem?

Boston College International and Comparative Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 114 Posted: 15 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2014
Susan J. Marsnik and Robert E. Thomas
University of St. Thomas, Opus College of Business and University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration
Downloads 196 (142,943)

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Patent law, intellectual property, patent trolls, patent subject matter, In re Bilski, Bilski v. Kappos, business methods, software, invention, European Patent Convention, European Patent Office

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Vanquishing Copyright Pirates and Patent Trolls: The Divergent Evolution of Copyright and Patent Laws

American Business Law Journal, Vol. 43, No. 4, pp. 689-739, Winter 2006
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Apr 2008
Robert E. Thomas
University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration
Downloads 190 (147,222)
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patent reform, intellectual property, copyright, patent trolls, legislative process, interest groups, political incentives

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Vanquish Copyright Pirates, Patent Trolls, and Content Counterfeiters: Protecting Intellectual Property Through Legislative Change

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Jan 2013
Robert E. Thomas and Cassandra Aceves
University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Downloads 109 (231,731)

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intellectual property, patents, copyright, political economics, ACTA, America Invents, Shield Act, patent trolls, pirates, interest groups

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Justice Sotomayor on the Supreme Court: A Boon for Business?

4 Virgina Law and Business Review 187-230 (2009), Ross School of Business Paper No. 1134
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2014
University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business, North Carolina State University - Department of Business Management, Boston College - Carroll School of Management, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration
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juridsprudence, Supreme Court, intellectual property, antitrust, securities, employment law

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Debugging Software Patents: Increasing Innovation and Reducing Uncertainty in the Judicial Reform of Software Patent Law

Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law Journal, Forthcoming
Posted: 29 Apr 2008
Robert E. Thomas
University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration

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law and economics, patents, software, computers, business methods, technology, Supreme Court, innovation, uncertainty