Patents as “public franchises”: The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Oil States Energy Services, LLC v Greene’s Energy Group, LLC

Aaraf Dewan, M.Sc. Student Writer, Windsor Law LTEC Lab  Dual J.D., 2019   The patent system is heralded as a system created to encourage and incentivize innovation. While patent systems have existed since the 1400s, [1] the motivations behind them, their objectives, and their forms are constantly evolving in order to strike a balance between the rights of… Continue reading

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