October 2018

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Selected excerpts from the most recent edition of Landslide, the ABA Intellectual Property Section’s flagship publication, and the articles and authors from which they are lifted:

[W]hen you start a business as an entrepreneur or inventor, it’s all about managing a relationship between risk and reward. There’s obviously a huge amount of risk and uncertainty in starting a company or developing a product. But the reward, the ability to get a patent …, is the reason why entrepreneurs and investors are willing to assume that risk. With a strong patent system, there’s greater certainty that a patent is going to issue and then that patent is going to kind of stand the test of time ….