Adam Mossoff on the Innovation Economy and the Administrative State
Today's guest is Professor Adam Mossoff, a leading scholar of intellectual property and Co-Founder of Scalia Law's Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP). Three years ago, CPIP and the Gray Center co-hosted a major conference on the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), a new regulatory body empowered to revoke companies' patents through an administrative process instead of a judicial trial. Months later, in Oil States Energy Services v. Greene's Energy Group, the Supreme Court upheld the PTAB's constitutionality, and declared patent rights to be "public rights"--a discretionary grant of privilege by the executive branch, revokable at will. This decision had major ramifications for both intellectual property law and the innovation economy that rests on that body of law. In today's episode, Professor Mossoff and Adam White revisit the Oil States decision--the issues, and the impact.
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