Stanford Technology Law Review

The Stanford Technology Law Review (STLR) strives to present well-rounded analyses of the legal, business, and policy issues that arise at the intersection of intellectual property law, science and technology, and industry. STLR publishes exclusively online, providing timely coverage of emerging issues to its readership base of legal academics and practitioners. As of the Spring of 2015, all articles published by STLR are peer-reviewed prior to acceptance.

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Volume 17, Issue 3 of the Stanford Technology Law Review

STLR Editors

We are pleased to announce the publication of Issue 3 of Volume 17 of the Stanford Technology Law Review. The complete Issue includes the following articles: Comparing Patent Litigation Across Europe: A First LookStuart J.H. Graham & Nicolas Van Zeebroeck IP Without IP?Kate Darling Patent Trolling: Why Bio & Pharma are at Risk?Robin Feldman & W. Nicholson Price II... Read more about Volume 17, Issue 3 of the Stanford Technology Law Review

  • January 2, 2015

"Fuzzy" Software Patent Boundaries and High Claim Construction Reversal Rates

Shawn P. Miller

Bessen and Meurer theorize that a breakdown in notice of patent boundaries caused the patent litigation surge of the 1990s. They argue that a prime source of this breakdown was the proliferation of software patents with particularly uncertain scope. In this Article I seek evidence that software patent scope is more uncertain by extending the empirical literature on claim construction reversal... Read more about "Fuzzy" Software Patent Boundaries and High Claim Construction Reversal Rates

  • January 2, 2015
  • 17 Stan. Tech. L. Rev. 809