Jason Rantanen

University of Iowa - College of Law

Professor of Law

Melrose and Byington

Iowa City, IA 52242

United States

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1.

Therasense v. Becton Dickinson: A First Impression

Yale Journal of Law & Technology, Vol. 14, p. 226, 2012, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-38, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2012-02
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2015
Jason Rantanen and Lee Petherbridge
University of Iowa - College of Law and Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Downloads 2,979 (6,488)
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Inequitable Conduct, Therasense, Patent Law, Patent Policy, Innovation Policy, Law and Economics, Patent Prosecution, Patent Litigation, Information Costs

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Recent Developments in Patent Law - 2015

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-19
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2015
Jason Rantanen
University of Iowa - College of Law
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Patent

3.

The Federal Circuit and Inequitable Conduct: An Empirical Assessment

84 Southern California Law Review 1293, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2010-48
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 03 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2014
Lee Petherbridge, Jason Rantanen and Ali Mojibi
Loyola Law School Los Angeles, University of Iowa - College of Law and United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Downloads 1,834 (14,010)
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Law and Courts, Federal Circuit, Patent, National Circuit, Jurisprudence, Empirical, Content Analysis, Inequitable Conduct, Unclean Hands, Fraud, Intent to Deceive, Equitable, Remedy, Patent Office, Patent System, Patent Litigation, Patent Prosecution, Duty to Disclose

4.

Patent Law: An Open-Source Casebook (Entire Book)

Patent Law: An Open-Source Casebook (Fall 2021)
Number of pages: 961 Posted: 06 May 2021 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2022
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, University of San Diego School of Law, University of Texas - McCombs School of Business, University of Minnesota Law School, University of Richmond - School of Law, George Washington University - Law School, UC Hastings Law, University of Iowa - College of Law, Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law and West Virginia University College of Law
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patent law, patents, patent system, casebook, open source, history of patent law, economics of patent law, patent document and its claims, subject matter eligibility, utility, disclosure, anticipation, obviousness, infringement, defenses, remedies

5.

The Federal Circuit's New Obviousness Jurisprudence: An Empirical Study

Stanford Technology Law Review, Vol. 16, No. 3, 2013, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-9
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 01 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 01 Jan 2015
Jason Rantanen
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 1,376 (21,715)
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patent, obviousness, empirical

6.

Unenforceability

U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 12-28, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-15, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-10, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2012-28, 7th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2013
Lee Petherbridge, Jason Rantanen and R. Polk Wagner
Loyola Law School Los Angeles, University of Iowa - College of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 1,059 (31,927)
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patents, unenforceability, inequitable conduct, empirical, patent data

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Teva, Nautilus, and Change Without Change

Stanford Technology Law Review, 2015, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-07
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2015
Jason Rantanen
University of Iowa - College of Law
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Patent, Teva, Nautilus, claim construction, indefiniteness

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'Broadest Reasonable Interpretation' and Appellate Review

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 03 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2018
Jason Rantanen
University of Iowa - College of Law
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Toward a System of Invention Registration: The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act

Michigan Law Review First Impressions, Vol. 110, 2011, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2012-01, University of Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-40
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 18 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2013
Jason Rantanen and Lee Petherbridge
University of Iowa - College of Law and Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Downloads 657 (61,116)
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Patent Law, America Invents Act, Law and Economics, Patent System, Patent Amnesty, Competition, Innovation, Information, Patent Act

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Unenforceability: Research Report

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 17 Nov 2012
Lee Petherbridge, Jason Rantanen and R. Polk Wagner
Loyola Law School Los Angeles, University of Iowa - College of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
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patents, unenforceability, inequitable conduct, empirical, patent data

11.

Slaying the Troll: Litigation as an Effective Strategy Against Patent Threats

Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law Journal, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 159-210, 2006
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Feb 2007
Jason Rantanen
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 620 (65,878)
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Patents, Trolls

12.

Introduction to Intellectual Property: Cases and Questions (Fall 2021)

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-35
Number of pages: 589 Posted: 12 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2021
Jason Rantanen
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 448 (98,202)

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intellectual property, textbook

13.

The Landscape of Modern Patent Appeals

67 American University Law Review 985 (2018), U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-22
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2018
Jason Rantanen
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 405 (110,515)

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Patent, Federal Circuit, Empirical, Quantitative, Statistics

14.

An Objective View of Fault in Patent Infringement

60 American University Law Review 1575
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 29 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2021
Jason Rantanen
University of Iowa - College of Law
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patent, inducement, contributory infringement, mental state, mens rea, recklessness

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Reading Patent Law: A Review of Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts by Justice Antonin Scalia and Professor Bryan A. Garner

6 Landslide 50, 2013, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-01
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 21 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2014
Jason Rantanen
University of Iowa - College of Law
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patent, textualism, review

16.

Disuniformity

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-42, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2013-39
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2015
Jason Rantanen and Lee Petherbridge
University of Iowa - College of Law and Loyola Law School Los Angeles
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patent, empirical, Federal Circuit

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The Malleability of Patent Rights

2015 MICH. ST. L. REV. 895, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-01
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2016
Jason Rantanen
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 341 (134,050)
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Patent, Legal theory

The Pseudo-Elimination of Best Mode: Worst Possible Choice?

59 UCLA L. Rev. Disc. 170 (2012), U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-22, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2012-30
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 08 May 2013
Jason Rantanen and Lee Petherbridge
University of Iowa - College of Law and Loyola Law School Los Angeles
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Patent, Patent Reform, Leahy-Smith, America Invents Act, Innovation, Best Mode, Patent Disclosure

The Pseudo-Elimination of Best Mode: Worst Possible Choice?

59 UCLA L. Rev. Disc. 170 (2012), Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2012-30, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-22
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Jul 2012
Jason Rantanen and Lee Petherbridge
University of Iowa - College of Law and Loyola Law School Los Angeles
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Patent, Patent Reform, Leahy-Smith, America Invents Act, Innovation, Best Mode, Patent Disclosure

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Peripheral Disclosure

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-33
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2013
Jason Rantanen
University of Iowa - College of Law
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patent theory, disclosure theory, invention theory, innovation theory

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Introduction to Intellectual Property - Cases and Questions

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-04
Number of pages: 480 Posted: 25 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2021
Jason Rantanen
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 263 (176,356)

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intellectual property law, casebook, open source

21.

America Invents, More or Less?

University of Pennsylvania Law Review PENNumbra, Vol. 160, p. 229, 2012, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-09, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2012-13, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS12-07, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 11-15
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2012
Jason Rantanen, Lee Petherbridge and Jay P. Kesan
University of Iowa - College of Law, Loyola Law School Los Angeles and University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 261 (176,974)

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America Invents, Leahy-Smith Act, Patent Law, Patent Reform, Supplemental Examination, Post Grant Review, Small Inventors, Universities

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Patents as Credentials

76 Washington and Lee Law Review 311 (2019), U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-27
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 08 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2022
Jason Rantanen and Sarah Jack
University of Iowa - College of Law and University of Iowa College of Law
Downloads 249 (185,418)
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Patent, credential

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Inequitable Conduct and Patent Misuse

Research Handbook on the Economics of Intellectual Property Law, P. Menell, D. Schwartz & B. Depoorter (eds), Edward Elgar Publishing, Forthcoming, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-09, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-37
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2016
Jason Rantanen and Lee Petherbridge
University of Iowa - College of Law and Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Downloads 210 (218,146)

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Patent, Empirical Studies, Inequitable Conduct, Misuse, Antitrust, Review, Equity

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Extraordinary Writ or Ordinary Remedy? Mandamus at the Federal Circuit

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 100, p. 327, 2022, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2022-06, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2022-28
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 08 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2022
Jonas Anderson, Paul R. Gugliuzza and Jason Rantanen
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law and University of Iowa - College of Law
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patent law, civil procedure, jurisdiction, mandamus

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Empirical Analyses of Judicial Opinions: Methodology, Metrics and the Federal Circuit

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 49, Number 1, November 2016, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-01
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 04 May 2016 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2017
Jason Rantanen
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 194 (234,435)
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Patent, Empirical, Federal Circuit

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Studying Nonobviousness

73 Hastings Law Journal 667 (2022), U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-21
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 06 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2022
Jason Rantanen, Lindsay Kriz and Abigail Matthews
University of Iowa - College of Law, University of Iowa, College of Law, Students and University at Buffalo, SUNY
Downloads 178 (252,722)

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patent, empirical, Federal Courts

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Who Appeals (and Wins) Patent Infringement Cases?

Houston Law Review, Forthcoming, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2022-40
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Jul 2022 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2022
University of Iowa - College of Law, University of Iowa, College of Law, University of Iowa, College of Law and University of Iowa, College of Law
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patent, litigation, empirical, appeals

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Why Priest-Klein Cannot Apply to Individual Issues in Patent Cases

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-15
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 21 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2013
Jason Rantanen
University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 150 (291,956)
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patent, Priest-Klein, empirical

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The Doctrinal Structure of Patent Law's Enablement Requirement

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 69:6, pp. 1679-1714, 2016, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-09
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2017
Jason Rantanen
University of Iowa - College of Law
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Recalibrating Our Empirical Understanding of Inequitable Conduct

3 IP Theory 98, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-23
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 May 2013
Jason Rantanen
University of Iowa - College of Law
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patent, empirical, inequitable conduct

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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 School of Law, 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

32.

Introduction to Intellectual Property: Cases and Questions (2022 Edition)

Number of pages: 554 Posted: 08 Nov 2022
Jason Rantanen
University of Iowa - College of Law
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Intellectual Property, casebook, textbook

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

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Legal Research as a Collective Enterprise: An Examination of Data Availability in Empirical Legal Scholarship

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2022-10
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2022
Abigail Matthews and Jason Rantanen
University at Buffalo, SUNY and University of Iowa - College of Law
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Infringement

Research Handbook on the Economics of Intellectual Property Law, P. Menell, D. Schwartz & B. Depoorter (eds), Edward Elgar Publishing, Forthcoming, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-18, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-16
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2017
Lee Petherbridge and Jason Rantanen
Loyola Law School Los Angeles and University of Iowa - College of Law
Downloads 93 (412,008)

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Patents, Empirical Studies, Review

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The Federal Circuit Dataset Project

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-31
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2021
Jason Rantanen
University of Iowa - College of Law
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Patent Law: An Open-Source Casebook (Cover, Preface, and Table of Contents)

Patent Law: An Open-Source Casebook (Spring 2022)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2022
University of Texas - McCombs School of Business, University of Minnesota Law School, University of Richmond - School of Law, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, George Washington University - Law School, UC Hastings Law, University of Iowa - College of Law, University of San Diego School of Law, Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law and West Virginia University College of Law
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patents, patent law, casebook, open source, patent claims, subject matter eligibility, utility, disclosure, anticipation, obviousness, infringement, defenses, remedies

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Missing Decisions and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

170 U. Penn. L. Rev. Online 73 (2022), U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-46
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2022
Jason Rantanen
University of Iowa - College of Law
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Patent Law, Empirical Legal Studies, Federal Courts, Data

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Studying Patent Infringement Litigation

Forthcoming RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON EMPIRICAL STUDIES IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW, Estelle Derclaye, ed., U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2022-35
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Aug 2022 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2022
Jason Rantanen
University of Iowa - College of Law
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empirical, patent, courts, litigation

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In Memoriam Best Mode

Stanford Law Review Online, Vol. 64, p. 125, April 2012, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-31, Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2012-47
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2012
Lee Petherbridge and Jason Rantanen
Loyola Law School Los Angeles and University of Iowa - College of Law
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patent, best mode, obviousness, America Invents Act

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The Future of Empirical Legal Studies: Observations on Holte and Sichelman's Cycles of Obviousness

105 Iowa Law Review Online 15, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-13
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 25 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2021
Jason Rantanen
University of Iowa - College of Law
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empirical, patent, intellectual property

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Rules and Laws for Civil Actions 2023 (Hardcover edition)

Forthcoming, Rules and Laws for Civil Actions (2023), ISBN 0984037861
Number of pages: 364 Posted: 08 Nov 2022
University of Iowa - College of Law, University of Iowa - College of Law, University of Iowa - College of Law, University of Iowa - College of Law and University of Iowa - College of Law
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civil procedure, statutes

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How Malleability Matters

U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-16
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2015
Jason Rantanen
University of Iowa - College of Law
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Patent

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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 School of Law, Emory University School of Law, University of North Carolina School of Law, Campbell University Law School and University of Iowa - College of Law
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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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Can Public Universities Patent Their Research?: The Tension Between Open Records Laws and Patentability

69 Drake Law Review 117 (2021), U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-32
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 29 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2022
Jason Rantanen and Madison Murhammer Colon
University of Iowa - College of Law and University of Iowa, College of Law
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patent, university, innovation, intellectual property

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Patent Law: An Open-Source Casebook (Chapter 7: Infringement)

Patent Law: An Open-Source Casebook (Spring 2022)
Number of pages: 158 Posted: 04 May 2021 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2022
Jason Rantanen, Mark D. Janis and Ted M. Sichelman
University of Iowa - College of Law, Indiana University Maurer School of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
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patent law, patents, casebook, open source, infringement, all-elements rule, doctrine of equivalents, indirect infringement, contributory infringement, means-plus-function claims, inducement, divided infringement