Amy L. Landers

88 Texas L. Rev. See Also 163

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In her response to Professor Golden, Professor Landers identifies three threads that underlie the debate on patent remedies.  First, patent value may be difficult to define because of certain indeterminacies.  Second, economic and technological contingencies may distort the amounts paid for patents.  Third, principles of adaptation and implementation might bring the field to a theoretical consensus about patent value.  After analyzing Prof. Golden’s principles in the context of each thread, Prof. Landers proposes that, in order to bridge the differences in current theoretical viewpoints, the explicit addition of the economics of improvement is necessary.