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A Special Thank You to Our Guest Contributors!

By Gene Quinn on December 2, 2011

As you may have seen, IPWatchdog.com has been named to the ABA Blawg 100, which recognizes the top 100 blogs on the Internet written by lawyers for lawyers.  This marks the third year in a row we have been honored by the American Bar Association Journal as a top 100 blog.

Now the voting begins. Last year we were voted the top IP Law blog and greatly appreciate the support we received.  Once again this year we are in the same category — IP Law — as is Professor Dennis Crouch’s widely popular PatentlyO blog.  If you are inclined to vote for us we would once again greatly appreciate your support.

Over the years IPWatchdog.com has continued to try and add additional perspectives from a wide variety of guest contributors, ranging from well respected practicing attorneys and agents to high profile academics to inventors and pro-patent lobbyists. It is hard to imagine providing such depth of analysis on such an array of topics without having truly wonderful guest authors.  So we take this moment to say a very special thank you and to shine the spotlight on them. Each deserve to share in any recognition of IPWatchdog.com.  While I am loathe to single any guests out I would be remiss if I didn’t separately thank both Beth Hutchens (10 contributions) and Eric Guttag (9 contributions)!

Without further ado, here are the guest contributors in alphabetical order, along with their contributions for 2011.

Jeanne Albrecht, Verif IP

Joseph Allen, Allen & Associates

Andrew Beckerman-Rodau, Professor of Law, Suffolk University

Michael Bowman

John Boyd, Rimon Law Group

Howard Bremer, Patent Counsel Emeritus, Wisconsin Research Foundation

Michael Carrier, Professor of Law, Rutgers University (Camden)

Bernard Cassidy, Tessara Technologies, Inc.

Mary Cheney

Manus Cooney, American Continental Group

John Cronin, Chairman & Managing Director, ipCapital Group

Scott Daniels, Westerman Hattori Daniels & Adrian, Patent Reexamination Blog

Eldora Ellison, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox

Richard Epstein, Professor Emeritus, University of Chicago Law School

Robert Fletcher, President & Founder of IPISC

Jeremiah Frueauf, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox

Charles Gorentstein, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

Marla Grossman, American Continental Group

Eric Guttag, Guttag IP Law

Dr. John Hershey, author of The Eureka! Method

Michelle Holobek, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox

Dr. John Howells, Associate Professor, Aarhus School of Business

David Hricik, Professor Law, Mercer University School of Law

Beth Hutchens, Hutchens Law Office

Ron Katznelson, Bi-Level Technologies

F. Scott Kieff, Professor of Law, GW Law School

Jack Lander, The Inventor Mentor

Michael Lin, Marks & Clerk (Hong Kong)

Bryan Lord, New Venture Advisors

Mark Lemley, Professor of Law, Stanford University Law School

Mark Malek, Zies Widerman & Malek

Leo Mazur, President of the Inventors Society of South Florida

Chief Judge Paul Michel, CAFC (ret.)

Gary Michelson, Orthopedic Surgeon & Inventor

Cheryl Milone, Article One Partners

David Nay, Quinn Law Group

Henry Nohhaft, author of Great Again: Revitalizing America’s Entrepreneurial Leadership

Mark Nowotarski, Markets, Patents & Alliances

Sue D. Nym, the anonymous contributors

Marshal Phelps, Article One Partners

Michael Risch, Professor of Law, Villanova University School of Law

Jeffrey Shieh, Inovia

Howard Skaist, Berkeley Law & Technology Group

Robert Snoep, Create IP

Daniel Spulber, Distinguished Professor, Kellogg School of Management

Mark Summerfield, Watermark – Intellectual Asset Management

Monica Talley, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox

Mary Beth Tung, Davis Agnor Rapaport & Skalny

Maureen Veterano, Associate General Counsel, IPISC

Stewart Walsh, SP Attorney Services

John White, PLI Patent Bar Review

James Yang, OC Patent Lawyer

Arlene Zank, President, Coronado Group, Ltd.

Alex Zhang, King & Wood

Bob Zeidman, Zeidman Consulting

 

The Author

Gene Quinn

Gene Quinn Gene Quinn is a patent attorney and the founder of IPWatchdog.com. He is also a principal lecturer in the PLI Patent Bar Review Course and an attorney with Widerman & Malek.

Gene’s particular specialty as a patent attorney is in the area of strategic patent consulting, patent application drafting and patent prosecution. He has worked with independent inventors and start-up businesses in a variety of different technology fields, but specializes in software, systems and electronics.

is admitted to practice law in New Hampshire, is a Registered Patent Attorney licensed to practice before the United States Patent Office and is also admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Gene is a graduate of Franklin Pierce Law Center and holds both a J.D. and an LL.M. Prior to law school he graduated from Rutgers University with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering.

You can contact Gene via e-mail.

Warning & Disclaimer: The pages, articles and comments on IPWatchdog.com do not constitute legal advice, nor do they create any attorney-client relationship. The articles published express the personal opinion and views of the author and should not be attributed to the author’s employer, clients or the sponsors of IPWatchdog.com. Read more.

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There are currently 3 Comments comments.

  1. Steven J Fromm December 3, 2011 3:56 pm

    Gene: This is a great blog and with the guest bloggers it is top rate. You deserve the awards and recogntion. If you ever need a tax angle covered do not hesitate to reach out.

  2. Gene Quinn December 4, 2011 11:49 am

    Steven-

    Thanks for the comment.

    For quite while I have been trying to find someone who could write tax articles that would be relevant to our readership. Tax issues are way over my head, for the most part. I can write about what policy/law changes would mean for small business, but all high level stuff.

    I will reach out to you via e-mail.

    Thanks.

    -Gene

  3. EG December 5, 2011 7:09 am

    Gene,

    Tax issues are way over my head, too. Marvin Petry who I’ve known for many years (now with Stites & Harbison) is only one I know who writes about tax consequences in the patent sector. In fact, I’m pretty sure Marv has written a book on the subject.