Jeffrey M. Kuhn

Instructor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

He is a former fellow at the Stanford University Hoover Institution Working Group on Intellectual Property, Innovation, and Productivity.

My Articles

Duty of Disclosure for Patent Applicants: Trends, Technologies, and Best Practices

This article examines the risks and costs associated with the duty of disclosure for in-house counsel. Using big data methods and internal data from the USPTO, we summarize recent academic research on this question. We also describe how new technologies can help you standardize your workflow and lower the cost of your company’s prior art search, so you can plan for how courts may view your effort to comply with the duty of disclosure.