Federalist Society

Federalist Society Student Symposium: Current Issues In Patent Law And Policy

Our patent system has historically been thought to be an engine of innovation, but it is much criticized today. Is a one-size-fits all model for patent duration appropriate in today's technological environment or does it simply incentivize unnecessary litigation? For instance, the rapid pace of technological change in some areas may obviate the need of lengthy patents in some areas.

Federalist Society Student Symposium: Innovation And Health Care

Given that everyone is getting older and more prone to disease, medical innovation is one of the most important measures, if not the most important measure, of a successful health policy. Technological acceleration, including advances in genomics and stem cell research, suggest that we are on the cusp of a golden age of medical innovation.

Federalist Society Student Symposium: Innovation And The Administrative State

Regulation can be a significant barrier to innovation, protecting incumbents and making it harder to bring new goods and services to market. Determining the appropriate regulation is all the more difficult when accelerating technology is creating many new opportunities as well as potential dangers. Can the administrative state itself innovate to promote beneficial innovation?

Federalist Society Student Symposium: Innovation and Health Care

This panel will look at the effect of Obamacare, and the policies of the FDA on innovation. More generally, will the current regulatory processes and reimbursement policies equipped to manage the next generation of personalized medicine and diagnostic devices?

Federalist Society Student Symposium: Current Issues in Patent Law and Policy

Our patent system has historically been thought to be an engine of innovation, but it is much criticized today.

Federalist Society Student Symposium: Innovation and the Administrative State

Topics to be considered here will be the nature and scope of cost-benefit analysis, the use of experiments to guide regulation and prizes as an alternative to top-down regulation.

Becky Norton Dunlop, "Have Unions Become Cartels?"

Becky Norton Dunlop’s duties and travel itinerary as The Heritage Foundation’s vice president for external relations have made her the think tank's “chief ambassador” outside the Beltway.

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