Empirical Scholarship on the Prosecution Process at the Patent Office (PTO)

2 RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON THE LAW & ECONOMICS OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (Peter S. Menell, David L. Schwartz & Ben Depoorter, eds., Edgar Elgar Publishing) (2016, Forthcoming)

15 Pages Posted: 9 Aug 2016 Last revised: 10 Sep 2016

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Michael Frakes

Duke University School of Law

Melissa F. Wasserman

The University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

Date Written: August 1, 2016

Abstract

In this book chapter, we summarize empirical scholarship examining the patent prosecution process at the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Keywords: Patent Office, patents, agency, empirical, intellectual property

JEL Classification: K39, O34

Suggested Citation

Frakes, Michael and Wasserman, Melissa F., Empirical Scholarship on the Prosecution Process at the Patent Office (PTO) (August 1, 2016). 2 RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON THE LAW & ECONOMICS OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (Peter S. Menell, David L. Schwartz & Ben Depoorter, eds., Edgar Elgar Publishing) (2016, Forthcoming) , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2817028

Michael Frakes

Duke University School of Law ( email )

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Melissa F. Wasserman (Contact Author)

The University of Texas at Austin - School of Law ( email )

727 East Dean Keeton St
Austin, TX 78705
United States

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