The second episode of IP Hot Topics features part two of our “Innovation Conversations” discussion with renowned author, analyst, journalist, historian and Tulane University professor Walter Isaacson. Sterne Kessler Directors Trey Powers and Eldora Ellison continue the conversation with Professor Isaacson about the functionality of and investors’ participation in the United States patent system, the importance of forming scientific opinions based on available data, and how to depoliticize science in the current political climate. Further, Walter shares his perspectives on the future of innovation specific to new disruptors on the horizon and his concerns about the accessibility of technology and entrepreneurship.

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