Tun-Jen Chiang

George Mason University School of Law

Assistant Professor

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

The Interpretation-Construction Distinction in Patent Law

Yale Law Journal, Volume 123, 2013, pp. 530-614, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 13-023, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 13-69
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 16 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 01 Jan 2015
Tun-Jen Chiang and Lawrence B. Solum
George Mason University School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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patent claims, claim construction, claim interpretation

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The Advantages of Inter Partes Reexamination

Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society, Vol. 90, p. 579, November 2008
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 16 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2014
Tun-Jen Chiang
George Mason University School of Law
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inter partes reexamination

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The Levels of Abstraction Problem in Patent Law

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 105, No. 3, pp. 1097-1152, Summer 2011, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 09-33
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2014
Tun-Jen Chiang
George Mason University School of Law
Downloads 383 (115,093)
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claim construction, claim differentiation, doctrine of equivalents, insubstantial difference, Markman hearing, policy balance, vagueness

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A Cost-Benefit Approach to Patent Obviousness

St. John's Law Review, Vol. 82, p. 39
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 21 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2014
Tun-Jen Chiang
George Mason University School of Law
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Patent, Obviousness, Independent Invention, KSR, Cost Benefit

5.

The Rules and Standards of Patentable Subject-Matter

Wisconsin Law Review, Vol. 2010, No. 6, pp. 1353-1414, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 10-42
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 03 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2014
Tun-Jen Chiang
George Mason University School of Law
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abstract ideas, Bilski, claims, commodification, Dreyfuss, Duffy, excessive monopoly theory, Labcorp, laws of nature, Metabolite, natural, PTO, Patent Act, Patent and Trademark Office, phenomena, products, processes, propertization, public domain, scientific principles, Section 101, specification

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Fixing Patent Boundaries

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 108, No. 4, pp. 523-575, February 2010, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 09-22
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 23 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2010
Tun-Jen Chiang
George Mason University School of Law
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definitional responsibility, drafting mistakes, enablement, intervening rights, negligence, non-obviousness, permissible limits, prior art, prior use rights, written description

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Defining Patent Scope by the Novelty of the Idea

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 89, No. 6, 2012, pp. 1211-1268, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 11-31
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 18 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2015
Tun-Jen Chiang
George Mason University School of Law
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idea, embodiment, disclosure theory, enablement, patent scope, novelty, patentee's contribution, levels of abstraction

8.

Competing Visions of Patentable Subject Matter

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 6, Nov. 2014, pp. 1858-1906, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 14-29
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2015
Tun-Jen Chiang
George Mason University School of Law
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Patents and Free Speech

George Mason University Legal Studies Research Paper Series, LS 18-01, Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 107, No. 2, 2019
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 01 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2020
Tun-Jen Chiang
George Mason University School of Law
Downloads 174 (250,180)
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patent, copyright, trademarks, free speech, First Amendment, intellectual property

10.

Forcing Patent Claims

113 Michigan Law Review 513 (2015), George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 12-51
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2015
Tun-Jen Chiang
George Mason University School of Law
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claim interpretation, patent scope, central claiming, peripheral claiming, adhesion contracts, Pacific Gas, Autogiro

11.

Unequal Altruism and the Voting Paradox

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 12-36
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2012
Tun-Jen Chiang
George Mason University School of Law
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voting paradox, altruism, median voter, selective altruism

12.

Rehabilitating the Property Theory of Copyright's First Amendment Exemption

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 89, No. 2, pp. 521-577, 2013, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 13-41
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 02 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2014
Tun-Jen Chiang
George Mason University School of Law
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copyright, First Amendment, property theory

13.

The Reciprocity of Search

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 66, No. 1, January 2013, pp. 1-64, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 11-52
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 01 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2015
Tun-Jen Chiang
George Mason University School of Law
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Coase theorem, reciprocity of causation, cost allocation, least cost avoider, patent search, information cost, patent thicket, contributory negligence

14.

The Paradox of IP

Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, Forthcoming, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 16-13
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Apr 2016
Tun-Jen Chiang
George Mason University School of Law
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calibration, claim construction, injunction, damages, copyright, intellectual property, IP paradox, market valuation, patent, private property, public regulation, remedies, reward, social value, paradox of intellectual property

15.

The Information-Forcing Dilemma in Damages Law

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 59, No. 1, 2017, pp. 81-145, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-08-03, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 16-37
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 27 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2018
Tun-Jen Chiang
George Mason University School of Law
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Information Forcing, Damages, Burden of Proof

16.

The Upside Down Inequitable Conduct Defense

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 107, No. 3, Spring 2013, pp. 1243-1306, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 11-53
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 16 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2015
Tun-Jen Chiang
George Mason University School of Law
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inequitable conduct, Therasense, marginal deterrence, availability heuristic, Kingsdown, unenforceability, upside down, fraud paradox

17.

Private Rules and Standards

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 20-24
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 17 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2022
Tun-Jen Chiang
George Mason University School of Law
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rules, standards, rules v. standards, public law, private law, private legal directives, patents, contracts, wills, private drafters

18.

Formalism, Realism, and Patent Scope

IP Theory, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 88-99, 2010, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 11-30
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 24 Jun 2011
Tun-Jen Chiang
George Mason University School of Law
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CCPA, Court of Appeals, Customs Appeals, extra-legal tools, generalist judges, incentives, Jeffrey Lefstin, later-arising technology, legal, logic, Peter Lee, policy balancing, precedent, Richard Nelson, Robert P. Merges, Ronald Dworkin, rules, self-contained discipline, sub rosa, trademark, USPTO

19.

Trolls and Orphans

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 96, No. 3, pp. 691-715, 2016, George Mason Legal Studies Research Paper No. LS 15-39, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 15-48
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2016
Tun-Jen Chiang
George Mason University School of Law
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copyright, copyright holders, holdup, intellectual property, IP, non-practicing entities, normative theory, orphan works, patent trolls

20.

First-to-File as a Rule of Evidence

30 Yale Journal on Regulation Online 11 (2012), George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 12-83
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 12 Dec 2012
Tun-Jen Chiang
George Mason University School of Law
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21.

Questioning Patent Alienability

Houston Law Review, Vol. 57, No. 2, pp. 287-312, 2019 , George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 19-25
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2020
Tun-Jen Chiang
George Mason University School of Law
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property, alienation, invention, highest utility user, productive use, asset, ex ante incentives