Megan interviews guest speaker Professor Sean Tu, from the University of West Virginia, about his research on which examiners are most likely to issue litigated patents. Are these controversial patents mainly issued by junior or primary examiners – or both? His surprising findings raise questions about USPTO promotion practices.

Segment Type: Interview

Listener Mail: “Stump the Chump” with Professor Sean Tu

Citations: Sean Tu. “Patent Examination and Litigation Outcomes.” Stanford Technology Law Review.

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