About Talha Syed
Professor Syed's current research focuses on patents and alternative innovation policies for pharmaceuticals, health care allocation and distribution, and normative legal theory. Additionally, he has been exploring the normative foundations of health and innovation policy in a number of papers that examine both the opportunities and limits presented by "cost-effectiveness analysis" as a regulatory tool to supplement market or economic-efficiency measures of social welfare.
The Continuum of Excludability and the Limits of Patents Faculty Scholarship Series (2013)
In IP scholarship, patents are commonly understood as more efficient than other approaches to innovation policy. Their primary ostensible advantage is allocative: as a form of property rights, patents act as a conduit between market ...