Intellectual Property

Control over, and access to, knowledge determines how the benefits of scientific, technological, and other advancements are realized and distributed throughout our information society. How exactly does protection of intellectual property rights shape the global knowledge economy? Better understanding and then influencing the law of patents, copyrights, trademarks, secrets, and many related legal rules are among my top research priorities.

Intellectual Property

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Judging Intellectual Property Overlaps

How do judges draw lines between different intellectual property laws? Answers are in this research examining case law in the United States and Canada on the overlap of patents and plant breeders’ rights.

A Data Commons for Food Security

In this paper my co-authors Jeremiah Baarbé, Meghan Blom and I propose a ‘data commons’, formed through a licensing model that allows farmers to benefit from the datasets to which they contribute.

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Jeremy de Beer discusses the smartphone patent wars on cbc radio

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Judging Intellectual Property Overlaps

How do judges draw lines between different intellectual property laws? Answers are in this research examining case law in the United States and Canada on the overlap of patents and plant breeders’ rights.

A Data Commons for Food Security

In this paper my co-authors Jeremiah Baarbé, Meghan Blom and I propose a ‘data commons’, formed through a licensing model that allows farmers to benefit from the datasets to which they contribute.

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