The Yale Law Journal

Lisa Larrimore Ouellette


Innovation Policy Pluralism

Daniel J. Hemel & Lisa Larrimore Ouellette

Intellectual property is not a monolith. It rewards innovators with temporary exclusive rights to their creations, and it conditions consumers’ access to such goods through proprietary pricing. Using this insight, this Article develops a more accurate framework for analyzing the innovation policy la…


What Are the Sources of Patent Inflation? An Analysis of Federal Circuit Patentability Rulings

Lisa Larrimore Ouellette

**This is the second in a series of responses to Jonathan Masur's recent article, Patent Inflation, which appeared in the December issue of YLJ. For Professor Arti Rai's response, see here. For Professor Masur's sur-reply, see here.**

Professor Jonathan Masur’s recent article,
Patent Inflation, argue…


Addressing the Green Patent Global Deadlock Through Bayh-Dole Reform

Lisa Larrimore Ouellette

119 Yale L.J. 1727 (2010).