Comparing Demographic Characteristics for Key Patent Venues Post-TC Heartland

We’re Not in East Texas Anymore… The Eastern District of Texas has already experienced a significant decline in patent case filings since the May 2017 United States Supreme Court decision, TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Groups Brands. Researchers trace this decline, and report that Delaware and California are likely to see a significant increase […]

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Corporate Personhood & Public Opinion

Corporate personhood is the most widely known legal fiction, and the most likely to trigger strong opinions.  In jury selections that we’ve conducted, most potential jurors appear willing to treat a corporation the same as individuals. 

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Millennium Tower Construction Defects: Our Findings

In December 2016, we asked 204 jury-eligible residents of San Francisco County about their opinions regarding alleged construction defects at Millennium Tower in the SoMa District of San Francisco. We found that a vast majority of our survey participants have heard something about the construction defects at Millennium Tower. After providing a short summary of […]

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