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.

Professor Rantanen       

The Federal Circuit’s New Obviousness Jurisprudence: An Empirical Study

In this article, Professor Rantanen empirically examines the extent to which the Supreme Court’s 2007 ruling in KSR v. Teleflex has changed the way the Federal Circuit rules on the issue of whether patents were obvious and has changed the way the Federal Circuit speaks about the matter.  To read the article, click here and then press the “Download this Paper” button.

Posted on February 26, 2013