By: Stephen Dirksen & Kyle Grimshaw
In the following iBrief, the authors assess the impact of recent a recent decision from the 9th Circuit assessing whether the patent system’s filing mechanism preempts the U.C.C. Article 9 requirement that creditors perfect their security interests in patents offered as collateral by their debtors.
Cite: 2001 Duke L. & Tech. Rev. 0040