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News Posted on October 31, 2012

Professor Lee Presents Paper at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

As an invited guest of the Office of the Chief Economist, Professor Peter Lee recently presented a paper entitled "Patents and the University" at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia. Professor's Lee's work-in-progress examines the intersection of academic science and the patent system and offers policy prescriptions for improving university patenting. In addition to presenting his work-in-progress, Professor Lee participated in meetings with the Chief Economist as well as other patent officials.

Professor Lee's scholarly work addresses the intersection of science and society, particularly exploring the patent system's impact on scientific and technological progress.