In this week’s Expert Insights post, we interviewed Sean O’Connor, a Professor of Law at the University of Washington School of Law here in Seattle, for his take on the role patent licensing plays in the development of today’s highly complex consumer technologies.  

Sean explains how the “chain” of IP has become the foundation of our modern technology economy by ensuring a return on investment from the first “Eureka!” moment to the last product sold off the shelf.

 

Expert Insights

This post is one of a five-part series of “expert insights” into the IP market from academics, consultants and IV employees. To read each of the posts in this series, see below:

 


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