Recent Faculty Scholarship
Following is a sample of scholarship recently produced by members of the College of Law's faculty. Readers may follow the link provided within each posting to download a copy of the entire paper. For a more complete list of faculty scholarship, please visit the Faculty Bibliography. For access to all Iowa Law faculty scholarship that has been posted on the Social Science Research Network, please click here.
Why Priest-Klein Cannot Apply to Individual Issues in Patent Cases
The Priest-Klein hypothesis is often used to support the expectation of a 50 percent success rate for patent holders on issues such as obviousness or inequitable conduct. In this short paper, Professor Rantanen argues that the Priest-Klein hypothesis is flawed and cannot reliably be applied to individual issues. To read the paper, click here and then press the “download this paper” button.Posted on August 31, 2012