Now that the America Invents Act has been signed into law, opportunities for continued progress in improving the patent system lie in PTO initiatives and improvements in dispute resolution. The upcoming Patent Institutions Summit, hosted by the Stanford Program in Law, Science & Technology and the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, will bring together patent system leaders from government, the bench, industry and academia to explore ways to foster continued improvements.
The State of the Mobile Net Conference was held early this month to discuss the most pertinent issues impacting the mobile net. TAP attended and provides a report on the mobile privacy panel called, “Complex Devices/Complex Privacy Questions: Grappling with Privacy in the Mobile Space”
In an op-ed piece for The Los Angeles Times, Professor Pamela Samuelson weighs the value of creating a digital collection of all the world’s books against the challenges of overcoming copyright law expenses and barriers.
In April, the NYU School of Law hosted the NYU/Princeton Conference on Mobile and Location Privacy, titled “A Technology and Policy Dialog.” Edward Felten, the Federal Trade Commission's chief technologist, gave the keynote address.
Silicon Flatirons recently published a report based on their Cybersecurity roundtable that occurred earlier this year. Discussions focused on the current market incentive structure for companies to adopt protective measures against cyber attacks; and, debated government solutions to improve security.
The New York Times “Room for Debate” section asked TAP scholars Ryan Calo and Jonathan Zittrain to participate in its exploration of the use of unmanned aircraft for law enforcement and commercial purposes on American soil.
Last week the House of Representatives passed the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA). This post provides information on TAP scholars with expertise in cybersecurity.
Given that today is World Intellectual Property Day, TAP highlights a few scholars with expertise in intellectual property, patents, copyright, and trademarks.
In an op-ed piece for The Hill, Professor Peter Swire examines the proposed cybersecurity legislation. He stresses, “We should be very cautious about passing cybersecurity legislation this year.”
Last month Princeton’s Center for Information Technology Policy hosted an event that looked at the state of online copyright enforcement. Video is now available from ‘Copyright Cat-and-Mouse: New Developments in Online Enforcement.’