Mossoff Patent Article Published in Slate

In an article appearing in SlateProfessor Adam Mossoff argues that the patent licensing business model is not a new development and 19th-century inventors also licensed their patented innovations. He writes, “[T]he ‘patent troll’ epithet would require us to condemn famous American innovators like Thomas Edison and Charles Goodyear who contributed immensely to America’s innovation economy in the 19th century.”

Thomas Edison Was a “Patent Troll”, Slate, May 19, 2014. By Adam Mossoff.

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