Global Perspectives on Patent Law’s Private Ordering Frontier
Edited by Jorge L. Contreras and Meredith Jacob
Chapter 18: A registry for patent pledges
Despite the underlying market forces that should promote the dissemination of patent pledges, widespread notice of existing pledges is lacking. Pitfalls such as obscurity, impermanence, and patent transfers have convoluted the existence and current status of patent pledges. A public registry of patent pledges, accompanied by suitable governmental incentives for registration, could address these problems and provide the highest degree of market awareness of pledges.
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