Posts Tagged: Bob Stoll


Predicting Cuozzo in Advance of SCOTUS Oral Arguments

While I would never go into business handicapping the outcome of SCOTUS deliberations, I do have an opinion about what they should do in this case, at …
By Gene Quinn 1 month ago 4

Senate Small Business Committee hearing focuses protecting rights of patent owners

Committee chairman Senator David Vitter (R-LA) began the hearing by speaking about the importance of a strong patent system to small businesses all over America, as well …
By Steve Brachmann 3 months ago 5

The Patent System: It is important for America that we get it right

Small businesses and independent inventors are critical to revolutionary advancement of American technology. They file over 20% of the applications at the USPTO, and their patents are more …
By Robert Stoll 3 months ago 2

Patent and Trade Secret Wishes for 2016

This year our panel has a diverse variety of wishes. We see the usual wishes relating to patent eligibility and the abstract idea exception, with a reference …
By Gene Quinn 5 months ago 4

What Mattered in 2015: Insiders Reflect on Biggest Moments in IP

This year our panel of industry insiders is quite diverse, with commentary from Bob Stoll (Drinker Biddle), Ashley Keller (Gerchen Keller), Paul Morinville (US Inventor), Alden Abbot (…
By Gene Quinn 5 months ago 8

Study of the Post Grant Procedures Is Needed Now

Very few thought that the IPR procedure would be used by creative hedge fund managers to reap benefits for the price drop of pharmaceutical companies’ stock that …
By Robert Stoll 10 months ago 24

Patent reform fuels fear, paralyzes U.S. innovation market

One thing that all the changes in patent law over the last decade has accomplished is to make it a far better business decision to infringe. There …
By Gene Quinn 12 months ago 5

Patent eligibility forum discusses examiners application of Mayo, Myriad, Alice

Drew Hirshfeld, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Examination Policy, went over the highlights of the USPTO interim guidance, explaining “first, we were able to narrow the funnel that …
By Gene Quinn 1 year ago 3

Patent and IP Wishes for 2015

I would love to see patent eligibility reform in Congress that would overrule Mayo, Myriad and Alice. I would also love to see meaningful copyright reforms and/…
By Gene Quinn 1 year ago 7

What Mattered in 2014: Reflecting on the Biggest Moments in IP

It is one again time to take a moment to look back on the year that was, reflecting on the biggest, most impactful moments of the year. …
By Gene Quinn 1 year ago 1

A Patent Eligibility in Crisis: A Conversation with Bob Stoll

The Supreme Court is simply not knowledgeable about patent law. And that’s not to say that the Justices couldn’t become knowledgeable, but even in this …
By Gene Quinn 2 years ago 4

Jay Walker’s No-Fault Patent Licensing System Takes Shape

This No-Fault licensing system will price its license products based on the likelihood that a company is using a patented technology rather than on a legal standard …
By Gene Quinn 2 years ago 4

Fear of the Troll has Many Crying Foul

The above-enumerated problems of the current patent system are real and barriers to further innovation and job creation. But the solutions do not require a comprehensive definition …
By Robert Stoll 2 years ago 3

What happens to IP law in 2014?

I prophesy that the best we can hope for is a Bilski-esque vague instruction (wherein our top court opined that some business methods are patentable, citing the …
By Robert Stoll 2 years ago 6

Industry Insiders Reflect on the Biggest Moments of 2013

In this edition of Biggest Moments in IP we have a variety of reflections on a wide array of IP issues. Todd Dickinson goes international by pointing …
By Gene Quinn 2 years ago 11