Drummond Joins American Innovators for Patent Reform

Mike Drummond, the Editor-in-Chief of Inventors Digest Magazine and a decorated journalist, has just  joined the Board of Directors of American Innovators for Patent Reform (AIPR).  AIPR, …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 1

IPWatchdog Fantasy Football Draft Results

In a story that is totally off topic, but intended to continue to develop a sense of community that reaches beyond intellectual property, we had our IPWatchdog …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 1

How Computer-Automated Inventing is Revolutionizing Law

If you are pro-software patent you need to read this book because it will likely give you some wonderful insights that you can use to help you …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 13

FTC Bars Deceptive and Misleading Biodegradable Claims

This week the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced it had preliminarily reached a settlement with Dyna-E International and its owner George Wheeler, which would bar the retailer …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 0

Zoominfo’s Blatant Copyright Infringement

Every once in a while we do an Internet search to find out what is out there quoting to IPWatchdog.com or me personally.  We also try …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 15

Not All Invention Promotion Companies are Created Equal

I was at work today, doing what I usually do. I talk to inventors who want to patent their inventions. I speak to so many different levels …
By Renee C. Quinn
9 years ago 0

Nominations: Deputy Commish for Patent Examination Policy

Lets be perfectly clear, the Patent Office does not call me and ask my input regarding anything, which should be readily apparent to those who read IPWatchdog.…
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 10

Twitter Sued for Patent Infringement in S. District of TX

Three weeks ago, TechRadium, Inc., a Texas Corporation with its principal place of business in Sugar Land, Texas, sued Twitter, Inc., a Delaware corporation with its principal …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 5

Deputy for Patent Exam Policy: The Devil is in the Details

We argue, hour by hour, day by day, about large issues of morality and ethics and discuss how to make our nation “green”. We discuss large high-level …

Patent Buddy Releases Top 100 Law Firms List

UPDATED: Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at 11:54am Eastern It has come to my attention that the Patent Buddy Top 100 seems to be flawed.  I have been contacted by one …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 3

CAFC Grants Microsoft Expedited Patent Appeal in Word Case

The plot thickens as the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued an Order earlier today granting Microsoft an expedited appeal of its  patent …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 4

Obscure Patents: Chastity Belts for Dogs

Perhaps I am missing something, but I do not see a huge market for animal chastity belts. We have a dog, and we are dog lovers. We …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 8

Introducing Lambert & Lambert

Over the last couple months regular readers of IPWatchdog.com have probably noticed some changes to the site.  One of the most prominent changes is the addition …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 24

The Independent Inventor’s Handbook

Earlier this week I met with Louis Foreman, the creator, executive producer and lead judge of the Emmy® award-winning national PBS reality show, Everyday Edisons.  Louis is …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 2

IPWatchdog Fantasy Football 2009

There is really no way to spin this as an intellectual property story, so I won’t even try. Are you ready for some football?  The NFL …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 17