Will Obama Ever Select a PTO Director?

Admittedly, the selection of an Undersecretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property, a post that also carries the title of Director of the United States Patent and Trademark …
6 years ago 5

Keeping Track of Top Patent Blog Voting

It has come to my attention that there is no real good way to check on the voting for Top Patent Blogs. I primarily use Mozilla Firefox …
6 years ago 0

An Interview with Mike Drummond of Inventors Digest

Mike Drummond is the Editor of Inventors Digest, perhaps the most popular and widely read magazine in the innovation space.  While I like to consider myself a …
6 years ago 2

Vote for the Top Patent Blogs

As promised, we are moving forward to attempt to determine the Top Patent Blogs.  With the objective component making up Phase 1 of the Top Patent Blog selection …
6 years ago 12

Obscure Patent: Termite Flatulence Detection

Subterranean termite detection US Patent No. 6,526,692 Issued March 4, 2003 Here is an interesting obscure patent from IPWatchdog past, but one too good to miss.  This originally caught my …
6 years ago 2

Top Patent Blogs Phase 1

As promised I am moving forward with the Top Patent Blogs.  Originally the plan was for there to be 25, but I decided to make the list more …
6 years ago 0

San Francisco Chronicle Thinks Gravity is an Idea

There are a lot of crazies coming out of the woodwork with respect to the ACLU’s efforts to have the patent laws of the United States …
6 years ago 28

Patent Examiners Told To Issue Patents

I just spoke with Mark Malek, a patent attorney at the firm I am with – Zies Widerman & Malek.  Mark had an interesting conversation earlier today with …
6 years ago 19

Is the Patent Office Really Muzzling Dissent?

Today I read on Patently O that the Board of Patent Appeals and Interfences is shutting down dissent in favor of efficiency.   The source of the anonymous …
6 years ago 10

Inventors Are Rock Stars, Especially At Intel

Recently I saw one of Intel’s new TV commercials, oddly enough as I was standing in line at Dunkin Donuts waiting for a coffee. It was …
6 years ago 2

Bilski Not So Bad for Software Patents After All

Ever since this decision was rendered there has been rampant speculation as to what Bilski means and how it will be interpreted. As one who works in …
6 years ago 21

Foreign Patent Owners Safe From Declaratory Judgment

In a decision that is simply painful to read, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit yesterday decided in Autogenomics v. Oxford Gene Technology …
6 years ago 0