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Lost Classics of Intellectual Property Law: 4 of 4 (Patent)

The following is a first cut at a list of Lost Classics of Intellectual Property Law – Patent.

For background and explanation of the Lost Classics series, read this earlier post.

(Ordered alpha by author)

Donald W. Banner, Innovation, Patents and the National Interest, 12 Intell. Prop. L. Rev. 37 (1980)

Ward S. Bowman, Jr., Patent and Antitrust: A Legal and Economic Appraisal (1973)

George Ticknor Curtis, A Treatise on the Law of Patents for Useful Inventions in the United States of America (1849) (and later editions)

L. James Harris, Some Aspects of the Underlying Legislative Intent of the Patent Act of 1952, 23 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 658 (1954)

Edmund W. Kitch, The Nature and Function of the Patent System, 20 J.L. & Econ. 265 (1977)

Fritz Machlup, An Economic Review of the Patent System, (Senate Judiciary Comm., Subcomm. on Patents, Trademarks, and Copyright, Study No. 15, 85th Cong., 2d Sess. (Comm. Print 1958))

Fritz Machlup & Edith Penrose, The Patent Controversy in the Nineteenth Century, 10 J. Econ. Hist. 1 (1950)

Howard T. Markey, Why Not the Statute?, 65 J. Pat. Off. Soc’y 331 (1983)

A. Samuel Oddi, Contributory Infringement/Patent Misuse: Metaphysics and Metamorphosis, 44 U. Pitt. L. Rev. 73 (1982)

Arnold Plant, The Economic Theory Concerning Patents for Inventions, 1 Economica 30 (1934)

Giles S. Rich, Escaping the Tyranny of Words – Is Evolution in Legal Thinking Impossible?, 60 J. Patent Office Soc’y 271 (1978)

Giles S. Rich, Laying the Ghost of the “Invention” Requirement, 1 APLA Q.J. 26, 38 (1972)

Giles S. Rich, Congressional Intent–Or, Who Wrote the Patent Act of 1952?, in Patent Procurement and Exploitation 61 (The Sw. Legal Found. ed., 1963)

Giles S. Rich, The Relation Between Patent Practices and the Anti-Monopoly Laws , 24 J. Patent Office Soc’y 85 (1942)

Odin B. Roberts, Contributory Infringement of Patent Rights, 12 Harv. L. Rev. 35 (1898)

William C. Robinson, The Law of Patents for Useful Inventions (1890)

Joseph Rossman, The Psychology of the Inventor: A Study of the Patentee (2d ed. 1931) (republished as Industrial Creativity: The Psychology of the Inventor (1964))

Harry A. Toulmin, Invention and the Law (1936)

Albert H. Walker, Text-Book of the Patent Law of the United States (1883) (and later editions thereof and of Walker on Patents)

The posts in this series:

Lost Classics of Intellectual Property Law – Background and Introduction
Lost Classics of Intellectual Property Law – Copyright
Lost Classics of Intellectual Property Law – Trademark
Lost Classics of Intellectual Property Law – Patent