Prof. Cotter's Article Wins Samsung-Stanford Prize
NOVEMBER 15, 2010—Law School Professor Thomas Cotter just received word that he has won a Samsung-Stanford Patent Prize for his submission entitled "Four Principles for Calculating Reasonable Royalties in Patent Infringement Litigation."
Prize winners will participate in a conference on patent remedies at Stanford Law School on Feb. 18, 2011, and will receive a monetary award.
Applicants were asked to submit a precis or draft of their new work on patent remedies (nothing published in 2010), and winners are required to provide a completed paper by Feb. 1, 2011. Up to 7 prizes were available for the best precis or draft by academics, lawyers, and other professionals, and up to 12 prizes were available for full-time students.
The Samsung-Stanford Patent competition and conference on patent remedies is the first in a series of academic paper prizes and conferences on issues of importance to patent law. The series, co-sponsored by Samsung Electronics and Stanford Law School, is funded by a gift to Stanford University’s Law, Science & Technology Program from Samsung Corp. to encourage new research.
Stanford is not publishing the winning papers, but authors are free to submit them to legal journals after the conference.