Posts Tagged: bob stoll


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 …
1 month 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 …
3 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 …
7 months 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/…
8 months 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. …
8 months 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 …
11 months 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 …
1 year 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 …
1 year 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 …
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 …
2 years ago 11

Patent Eligibility in Unsettled Times

Today, after several years of substantial turmoil, patent eligibility in a variety of economically significant technologies is extremely uncertain, including software, natural products, medical diagnostics and personalized …
2 years ago 17

Silicon Valley Seeks Answers for Patent Litigation Abuse

Despite the fact that the anti-patent forces ignore history and make claims that are wholly unsupported about the scope and overall problem of patent litigation and patent …
2 years ago 13