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MBHB Partner Michael Borella Authors Westlaw Journal IP Article Entitled, “Alternative Facts On Patent-Eligibility From The Electronic Frontier Foundation”

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP partner Dr. Michael Borella authored an article entitled, “Alternative Facts on Patent-Eligibility from the Electronic Frontier Foundation” that appears in the October 24, 2017 issue of Westlaw Journal IP. The textbook policy rationale for the existence of a patent system is a quid-proquo— a tradeoff in which an inventor is granted a time-limited property right over his or her invention in return for disclosing it to the public. Such disclosure is expected to, over time, spur further innovation, and bolster research and development. View the article