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Allison Presents Paper on Software Patents

On November 16, 2012 Professor John Allison presented a paper entitled “Improving Software Patent Quality by Creating Tools to Estimate the Probability of Enablement" at a conference focused on “Fixing the Problems with Software Patents” hosted by Santa Clara University. Allison, one of the nation’s leading experts on software parents, emphasized the need for a clear definition of a software patent and presented a definition that he has developed.


Allison Presents at WSC Meeting

The world’s leading semiconductor industry associations – in China, Chinese Taipei, Europe, Japan, Korea and the United States – held the 16th meeting of the World Semiconductor Council (WSC) today. The WSC heard a presentation from Dr. John Allison of the McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin regarding his recently released study on "The Effect of NPE Patent Litigation on the Semiconductor Industry."