Kenneth A. Younge

Associate Professor and Chair of Technology and Innovation Strategy at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland

His research appears in the Strategic Management Journal, the Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, and the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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.