Patrick Keane, Executive Shareholder in the firm's Intellectual Property section, and John Warner, Shareholder in the tax section, authored "Thinking Inside the Box," which is published in IAM and discusses the use of patent boxes to encourage IP research and development.

Innovation or patent boxes are gaining in popularity as a way of using tax policy to encourage IP-backed R&D. With tax reform on the new administration's agenda, the United States could be the next major market to introduce one.

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