Joshua D. Sarnoff

DePaul University College of Law

Professor of Law

25 E. Jackson Blvd.

Chicago, IL Cook County 60604-2287

United States

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Scholarly Papers (44)

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Patent Claims and Patent Scope

USPTO Economic Working Paper 2016-04
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2016
Alan C. Marco, Joshua D. Sarnoff and Charles deGrazia
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy, DePaul University College of Law and EMLV
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Patents, patent scope, patent claims, patent examination, patent

Patent Claims and Patent Scope

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Aug 2016
Alan C. Marco, Joshua D. Sarnoff and Charles deGrazia
Georgia Institute of Technology - School of Public Policy, DePaul University College of Law and EMLV
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Patents, patent scope, patent claims, patent examination, patent quality, USPTO

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Clinical Legal Education and the Public Interest in Intellectual Property Law

St. Louis University Law Journal, Vol. 52, 2008, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2008-46, NYLS Clinical Research Institute Paper No. 08/09-2
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Apr 2008
American University - Washington College of Law, American University - Washington College of Law, American University - Washington College of Law, DePaul University College of Law and American University - Washington College of Law
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clinical legal education, intellectual property law, public interest

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The Patent System and Climate Change

16 Va. J. L. & Tech. 301 (2011)
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 07 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2013
Joshua D. Sarnoff
DePaul University College of Law
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Patent, Climate Change, Cancun Agreement, Intellectual Property, Environmental Law, UNFCCC, TRIPS Agreement, Invention, Innovation, R&D, Technology Transfer, Subject Matter, Experimental Use, Interoperability, Retained Rights, Humanitarian Licensing, Exclusive Licensing, Exhaustion, Parallel Imports

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Patent Eligible Inventions after Bilski: History and Theory, 63 Hastings L.J. 53 (2011)

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 09 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2013
Joshua D. Sarnoff
DePaul University College of Law
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Patent, Eligibility, Eligible, Patentable, Patentability, History, Economics, Invention, Application, Prior Art, Religion, Morality, John Locke, Property, Intellectual Property, Politics, Takings, Legislation, Judiciary, Opinion, Comparative, Research, R&D, Science, Nature, Technology, Ideas

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The Doctrine of Equivalents and Claiming the Future after Festo

Federal Circuit Bar Journal, Fall 2004
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Sep 2004
Joshua D. Sarnoff
DePaul University College of Law
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patents, doctrine of equivalents, claim scope, foreseeability, predictability, disclaimer, dedication, later-arising technology

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Patent Eligible Medical and Biotechnology Inventions after Bilski, Prometheus, and Myriad

Intellectual Property and Emerging Biotechnologies, Matthew Rimmer and Alison McLennan, eds., Edward Elgar Press, 2011
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2017
Joshua D. Sarnoff
DePaul University College of Law
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Patent, Eligibility, Eligible, Patentable, Patentability, Invention, Application, Contribution, Prior Art, Intellectual Property, Comparative, Research, R&D, Science, Nature, Technology, Biotechnology, Biotechnological, Medicine, Medical, Diagnostic, Treatment, Idea, Morality, Deontological, Utility

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Abolishing the Doctrine of Equivalents and Claiming the Future after Festo

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 06 Sep 2004
Joshua D. Sarnoff
DePaul University College of Law
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Patents, doctrine of equivalents, claim scope, later-arising technology, fairness and efficiency

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The Historic and Modern Doctrines of Equivalents and Claiming the Future: Part I (1790-1870)

Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society, Fall 2004
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Sep 2004
Joshua D. Sarnoff
DePaul University College of Law
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Patents, history, doctrine of equivalents, claim scope, later-arising technologies

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The Historic and Modern Doctrines of Equivalents and Claiming the Future: Part Ii (1870-1952)

Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society, Fall 2004
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Sep 2004
Joshua D. Sarnoff
DePaul University College of Law
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Patents, history, doctrine of equivalents, claim scope, later-arising technology

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Bilcare, KSR, Presumptions of Validity, Preliminary Relief, and Obviousness in Patent Law

American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2008-15
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 15 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2010
Joshua D. Sarnoff
DePaul University College of Law
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patent, patent law, presumption of validity, burden of proof, evidence, rebuttal, administrative procedure, judicial review, invalidity, preliminary relief, obviousness, inventive step

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A Cross-Atlantic Dialog on Experimental Use and Research Tools

American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2008-13
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 13 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2013
Henrik Holzapfel and Joshua D. Sarnoff
Gleiss Lutz Rechtsanwaelte and DePaul University College of Law
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patents, patent law, comparative law, experimental use, regulatory approval, research tools

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Recent Developments Affecting the Enforcement, Procurement, and Licensing of Research Tool Patents

Joshua D. Sarnoff & Christopher M. Holman, Recent Developments Affecting the Enforcement, Procurement, and Licensing of Research Tool Patents, 23 BERKELEY TECH. L.J. 1299 (2008).
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 10 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2015
Joshua D. Sarnoff and Christopher M. Holman
DePaul University College of Law and University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law
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patent, research tool, experimental use, regulatory approval, compulsory licensing, exceptions and limitations, licensing, enforcement, patentability

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Correcting Misunderstandings of Literal Infringement Scope Regarding After-Arising Technologies Protected by the Doctrine of Equivalents

Akron Law Review, 2020
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Apr 2020
Joshua D. Sarnoff
DePaul University College of Law
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Patent, Literal Infringement, Doctrine of Equivalents, Claim Meaning, Claim Scope, Claim Application, After-Arising Technology, Later-Arising Technology, Future, Validity, 112(f), Means-Plus-Function, Structural, Pioneer, Federal Circuit

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Solar Climate Engineering and Intellectual Property: Toward a Research Commons

18 Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology 1 (2017), University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 163
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 25 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2019
Jesse L Reynolds, Jorge L. Contreras and Joshua D. Sarnoff
University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and DePaul University College of Law
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climate, climate change, geoengineering, climate engineering, solar climate engineering, SCE, patent, commons

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patent, design, repair, reconstruction, exhaustion, PARTS Act, motor vehicles, subject matter, article of manufacture, machine, infringement

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Brief of International Intellectual Property Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Neither Party - Ericsson v. Samsung

University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 425
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2021
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, Franklin Pierce Center for IP at UNH Law, Rutgers Law School, DePaul University College of Law and Texas A&M University School of Law
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patent, anti-suit injunction, FRAND, standards, comity, China

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Government Choices in Innovation Funding (With Reference to Climate Change)

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 62, No. 1087, 2013
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 30 Dec 2013
Joshua D. Sarnoff
DePaul University College of Law
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climate change, innovation, invention, patent, licensing, subsidies, procurement, direct development, commons, market regulation, intellectual property, antitrust

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The Right to Repair in a Pandemic

NULR Of Note, 2020
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 30 Jun 2020
Joshua D. Sarnoff
DePaul University College of Law
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Intellectual property, COVID-19, emergency, repair, preemption, contracts, medical devices, 3D printing, PREP Act

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COVID-19 Highlights Need for Rights to Repair and Produce in Emergencies

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 30 Jun 2020
Joshua D. Sarnoff
DePaul University College of Law
Downloads 81 (380,846)
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Intellectual property, COVID-19, Emergency, Repair, Production, Preemption, Contracts, Medical Devices, 3D printing, PREP Act, Tort liability

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Intellectual Property and Medicine: Towards Global Health Equity

Intellectual Property and Human Development (Tzen Wong & Graham Dutfield Eds., Cambridge Univ. Press 2010).
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Dec 2013
Claudia Ines Chamas, Ben Prickril and Joshua D. Sarnoff
Independent, Government of the United States of America - National Cancer Institute and DePaul University College of Law
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Lessons from the United States in Regard to the Recent, More Flexible Application of Injunctive Relief

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ENFORCEMENT: INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES, Xuan Li & Carlos Correa, eds., Edward Elgar Press, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Aug 2009
Joshua D. Sarnoff
DePaul University College of Law
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Analysis of Options for Implementing Disclosure of Origin Requirements in Intellectual Property Applications - A Contribution to UNCTAD's Response to the Invitation of the Seventh Conference of the Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity

Seventh Conference of the Parties of The Convention on Biological Diversity, UNCTAD/DITC/TED/2004/14 (2006).
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 29 Dec 2013
Joshua D. Sarnoff and Carlos M. Correa
DePaul University College of Law and University of Buenos Aires (UBA) - Faculty of Social Sciences
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patent, genetic resources, disclosure of origin, convention on biological diversity, nagoya protocol

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Intellectual Property Policies for Solar Geoengineering

Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews (WIREs): Climate Change (2018), University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 248
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 14 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2018
Jesse L Reynolds, Jorge L. Contreras and Joshua D. Sarnoff
University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and DePaul University College of Law
Downloads 48 (494,350)
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climate change, geoengineering, solar, patent, trade secret, commons

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Discovery, Invention, Patentable Subject Matter, Patent Eligibility, Novelty, Utility, Useful Arts, Technological, Field of technology, Technical Effect, Scientific Principles, Natural Phenomena, Abstract Ideas, Aesthetic Discoveries, Public Domain, Unconstitutional, TRIPS Agreement, First Amendment

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A Research Framework for Intellectual Property and Environmental Law

Oxford Handbook of Intellectual Property Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Sep 2021
Joshua D. Sarnoff
DePaul University College of Law
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methdology, environmental law, intellectual property law, empirical, data, historical, theoretical, doctrinal

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Design Patents are Theft, Not Just a 'Fraud on the Public,' Who Need Legislation to Restore Their Repair Rights

Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Vol. 35, 2021
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Aug 2021
Joshua D. Sarnoff
DePaul University College of Law
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Design, patent, copyright, trademark, functionality, category error, legislation, interpretation

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Brief of Eleven Law Professors and AARP As Amici Curiae in Support of Respondent, Bilski v. Kappos, 130 S.Ct. 3218 (2010) (No. 08–964).

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Dec 2017
DePaul University College of Law, Chicago-Kent College of Law, University of North Carolina School of Law, University of Massachusetts School of Law at Dartmouth, American University - Washington College of Law, American University - Washington College of Law, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Center for Society and Genetics, American University - Washington College of Law, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law, Howard University School of Law and University of Idaho - College of Law
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patent, constitution, subject matter eligiblity, creative, invention

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Brief of Amicus Curiae Administrative, Constitutional, and Intellectual Property Law Professors Urging Reversal and Supporting Petitioners in 19–1434 & 19–1452 (U.S. Supreme Court)

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Sep 2021
DePaul University College of Law, George Washington University - Law School, George Washington University - Law School, George Washington University - Law School and Stanford Law School
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administrative law, constitutional law, removals, unitary executive, political control

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right to science, human rights, intellectual property, COVID-19, climate change, genetic sequences, data ownership, access to medicines, benefit sharing

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Brief Amicus Curiae in Support of Petitioner, Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings v. Metabolite Laboratories, Inc., 546 U.S. 975 (2005) (No. 04-607).

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Dec 2017
Joshua D. Sarnoff, Sarah Lock, Bruce Vignery and Michael Schuster
DePaul University College of Law, AARP, AARP Foundation Litigation and AARP
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patent, infringement, subject matter eligibility, mental processes, diagnostic, communication, history

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patent, discovery, invention, patentable subject matter, patent eligibility, novelty, utility, useful Arts, technological, innovation, investment, scientific principles, natural phenomena, abstract ideas, dynamic, static, welfare, prices, Bayh-Dole Act

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Religious and Moral Grounds for Patent-Eligible Subject Matter Exclusions

Patents on Life: Religious, Moral and Social Justice Aspects of Biotechnology and Intellectual Property 2019 (Cambridge U Press)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Sep 2021
Joshua D. Sarnoff
DePaul University College of Law
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Patent, religion, morality, subject matter exclusion, history, doctrine

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TRIPS Flexibilities on Patent Enforcement: Lessons from Some Developed Countries Relating to Pharmaceutical Patent Protection

South Centre Research Papers 119 (2020)
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Sep 2021
Joshua D. Sarnoff
DePaul University College of Law
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TRIPS, judiciary, injunction, patents, permanent, prohibitory, interim, preliminary, pharmaceuticals, medicines

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Comments on Rights to Federally Funded Inventions and Licensing of Government Owned Inventions, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), United States Department of Commerce, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. 86 FR 35. Agency/Docket Number: 201207-0327

Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-24
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 17 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2021
DePaul University College of Law, Emory University School of Law, Georgia State University College of Law, Saint Louis University - School of Law and Loyola University of Chicago School of Law
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Bayh-Dole, Patents, Regulations, March-In, Pricing

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patent, subject matter eligiblity, medical care, cDNA, isolated DNA

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patent, isolated DNA, cDNA, medicine, medical care, subject matter eligiblity

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Patent bar, gender, race, diversity, general requirements bulletin

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Who is an Inferior Office, and Why Does it Matter?

Yale Journal on Regulation Notice and Comment 2021
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 16 Sep 2021
George Washington University - Law School, George Washington University - Law School, George Washington University - Law School, Stanford Law School and DePaul University College of Law
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administrative law, constitutional law, removal power, unitary executive, due process, political control

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discovery, invention, patentable subject matter, patent eligibility, novelty, utility, useful Arts, technological, field of technology, technical effect, scientific principles, natural phenomena, abstract ideas, unconstitutional, taking, due process, precedent, TRIPS agreement

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Innovation Law and Policy Choices for Climate Change-Related Public–Private Partnerships

The Cambridge Handbook of Public-Private Partnerships, Intellectual Property Governance, and Sustainable Development (Chon, Roffe & Abdel-Lateef eds.), 2019
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Sep 2021
Joshua D. Sarnoff and Margaret Chon
DePaul University College of Law and Seattle University School of Law
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Public-private partnership, sustainable development goals, climate change, energy, intellectual property, patents, mitigation, adaptation, technology transfer

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medical treatment, patent, pharmaceutical, eligible subject matter

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The Likely Mismatch Between Federal Research & Development Funding and Desired Innovation

Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law, Vol. 18, No. 2, 2016
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 04 Sep 2021
Joshua D. Sarnoff
DePaul University College of Law
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innovation policy, innovation funding, science of science policy, government, subsidies, funding, research and development

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The Patent Law Duchy of Grand Fenwick: a Comment on the Mouse that Trolled: The Long and Tortuous History of a Gene Mutation Patent that Became An Expensive Impediment to Alzheimer’s Research

10 Journal of Law and the Biosciences 723 (2015)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 16 Sep 2021
Joshua D. Sarnoff
DePaul University College of Law
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patent, alzheimer, research, experimental use, sequential innovation, health