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Apr. 9, 2017

The Hill Opinion: Junk science used to erode innovation-fueling patent laws, by David Lund

This post originally appeared in The Hill on April 9, 2017.

As fans of “The Walking Dead” know well, no matter how many times the zombie gets shot, it keeps plodding on and attacking innocent victims.

This is an apt metaphor for the anti-“patent troll” statistical studies that keep being invoked in the patent policy debates, no matter how many times these studies are rightly called out for being the junk science that they are.