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Mark Schultz: Weaker Patent Protection Leads to Less Venture Capital Investment

The following post comes from David Ward, a 2L at Scalia Law and a Research Assistant at CPIP.

a lit lightbulb shatteringBy David Ward

Venture capitalists pouring money into a small startup has become a sort of new American Dream for many innovators. The success stories of big American companies starting with nothing more than an idea have pervaded their way into pop culture, inspiring TV shows, movies, and the like. Read more

The AM-FM Bill and the Status of Terrestrial Music Broadcast Performance Rights

The following post comes from David Ward, a rising 2L at Scalia Law who is working as a Research Assistant this summer at CPIP.

U.S. Capitol buildingBy David Ward

This past Wednesday, the Senate Intellectual Property Subcommittee, led by its Chairman, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC), held a virtual online briefing on the current state of music rights. Read more