Kristen Osenga

Kristen Osenga

Kristen Osenga teaches at the University of Richmond School of Law and writes in the areas of intellectual property, patent law, law and language, and legislation and regulation. Her scholarship focuses on patent licensing firms, claim construction, and patent eligible subject matter, and has appeared in a number of venues. Professor Osenga is a frequent speaker at symposiums on patent law and intellectual property and has made numerous presentations to academics and practitioners on these topics. Prior to joining academia, she practiced patent law at Finnegan Henderson and clerked for Judge Richard Linn of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. She is also a Senior Scholar at the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property. For more information, or to contact her, please visit Professor Osenga's faculty profile page. To read her other scholarly papers please visit her SSRN author page.


Posts by Kristen Osenga


Analyzing Judge Koh’s Errors in FTC v. Qualcomm: Highlights From Three Amicus Briefs

On August 30, a number of amicus briefs were filed in the FTC v. Qualcomm appeal in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. The …
By Kristen Osenga
2 months ago 0

The IEEE IPR Policy Amendments: Strategic Behavior and Feedback Loops

Speaking at IPWatchdog's Patent Master's Symposium today, Professor Kristen Osenga of The University of Richmond School of Law gave attendees a glimpse of her upcoming paper examining …
By IPWatchdog & Kristen Osenga
2 months ago 0

The FTC’s PAE Study: Doing More Harm Than Good

Basing policy recommendations on no evidence, or at best anecdotal evidence, has great potential to do more harm than good…especially when some of the missing evidence …
By Kristen Osenga
3 years ago 1

Why the FTC study on PAEs is destined to produce incomplete and inaccurate results

First, the definition of PAE used by the FTC characterizes all PAEs as the same. But in treating patent licensing firms as a homogenous category, the FTC …
By Kristen Osenga
4 years ago 6