Joan Maginnis

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Joan Maginnis is an attorney and author of Bright Ideas at Risk; she served formerly in the U.S. Department of Commerce as Assistant General Counsel for Litigation and Finance.


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Raid on Gibraltar: How the U.S. Patent System was Rigged Against Independent Inventors

The numbers are stark. As recently as 1990, individual inventors were granted 17 percent of all patents. By 2000, they received 12 percent and only 6.8 percent in 2010. In 2015, individual inventors were …
By Pat Choate & Joan Maginnis
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