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News Posted on June 23, 2017

Professor Lee Presents Paper at the University of Houston’s National IP Conference

Professor Peter Lee recently presented a paper at a conference hosted by the University of Houston’s Institute for Intellectual Property & Information Law. The theme of the invitation-only conference was “Patent Law and Progress,” and Professor Lee presented a work-in-progress entitled “Toward a Distributive Agenda for U.S. Patent Law.”

The paper examines existing distributive mechanisms in the U.S. patent system and argues in favor of measures that enhance access to critical patented technologies, encourage the development of technologies to serve marginalized communities, and broaden participation and diversity in the patent system. Professor Lee’s paper will appear in a symposium issue of the University of Houston Law Review.

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