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Elgar Research Reviews in Law

Joseph Scott Miller

Contemporary patent law continues to struggle with the most basic questions of patent system design. There is fierce debate over the power of the Patent Office, the role of the courts, incentives to guide the process and many other fundamental issues. Professor Miller, in this research review, discusses seminal articles which are acknowledged to be the proper foundations for these ongoing debates. This indispensable research review is vital for patent policy makers and serves as an excellent reference source for anyone with an interest in the topic.

About this Research Review

Joseph Scott Miller

Subjects: law - academic, intellectual property law

About Elgar Research Reviews

Elgar Research Reviews consist of two principal components: a scholarly Review Article and a list of Recommended Readings.

The Review Article prepared by a leading scholar introduces the relevant field of academic study by making reference to the seminal and most transformative articles within that field. This piece sets in context the readings that follow, illustrating how they have shaped the scholarship and why they are important to the development of the field. The Recommended Readings have full references to facilitate further research.

Using the reference links provided

If your library has provided their library link resolver location then we have included a hyperlink under each reference to allow you to search for the article in your library catalogue.

There is also a link to search for each reading in Google Scholar, providing you with an alternative route to find the article on the original publisher’s site and to help you identify similar papers.

Finding a print version of the recommended readings

A print edition of this resource, which also includes the full text of the Recommended Readings in their original layout is available as a single print work, Patents, edited by Joseph Scott Miller (ISBN 978 1 84844 217 7). Use the Find This Book In Your Library button at the top of this page to see if it is available in your library. (The button only appears if your library has provided their link resolver details.)