Center for Innovation Policy
The Center for Innovation Policy brings together legal professionals, technology and business leaders, government officials, and academic experts to identify improvements to federal law and policy that will promote innovation and economic growth. The Center focuses on federal policy affecting information, communications, and intellectual property. The Center is based both in Duke’s Washington location and in Durham. It has a partnership with the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Duke's Fuqua School of Business and is also part of the university-wide Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative funded by Duke alumnus David Rubenstein.
Summer 2015 Roundtable Discussion
When: June 3, 2015
This half-day roundtable presented policy-relevant empirical research on the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). It examined questions such as who is using the PTAB proceedings (both IPRs and CBMs); against whom these proceedings are being brought; grounds for petitions; and how petitions are faring. It also examined strategic choices being made in the choice between district court litigation and the PTAB.
Fall 2014 Conference
Internet Regulation in 2020
When: October 17, 2014
New Approaches and Incentives in Drug Development
When: November 22, 2013